Tagged: self

at the threshold of

at the threshold of
self-expansion, we tighten
and loosen our grip,

practice disconnecting as
if growth depended on it
.
20160827:1142
y

with time, we long for

secured in the pocket

secured in the pocket
between 3:06 and 4:33
a.m., i am mostly
insecure, still
blinking minutes
into existence,
crusted, uncrusted,
longing to
see more clearly
.
20150116:0436
y

reserve mornings for

reserve mornings for
dancing with
aloneness before
trying out your
steps with
someone else
.
20150610:0840
y

three a.m., and i’m

three a.m., and i’m
a fissure, two
narrations of
myself sundering,
one towards
daybreak, the other
still fastened to
the umbilical
cord of dreams
.
20131027:1010
y

from a new box of

after just a few

after just a few
layers, it will already
be impossible
to rub off –
being cornered
into a personal
narrative is a slow
coercion that has no
identifiable corners
.
20130916:0843
y

upon closer

upon closer
inspection, self-
reliance
sags a bit –
weight should
shift, be evenly
distributed for
optimal stability
.
20130906:0842
y

a paper toss

a paper toss
away from august –
or what is left
of it – i
steady myself
across two
calendars, against
the wall and
on my desk. if
it were not for
guests, i could
stay caught
between these two
pages, marking
off forever
between august
and september
.
20130905:2236
y

it takes a moment to

it takes a moment to
digest, and then another,
to pull back from,
the self – reflections
in glass – the lost
and found
.
20130824:1104
y