Tagged: tension

holding it in

holding it in
requires
surface tension,
a stretched
imbalance
ready to spill
.
20171008:2359
y

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you have managed

you have managed
to build a luminous
fort with hand-picked
catchphrases. i am
still trying to string a
word or two across my
ukulele to strike
a suitable tension
.
20170419:2314
y

i have been caught

i have been caught
grinding my teeth
in the middle of the
night again. you reach
over and massage my
cheeks, pulling me
back from worlds
and worlds away. i
return to you, covered
in the elements –
exiting the universes
we create always
takes some strength,
ample resistance
.
20170205:1056
y

we have learned to be

we have learned to be
basic tendons for each other,
connecting heart to

earth, helping one another
withstand a world of tensions
.
20151010:1003
y

we are all a word

to make it out

to make it out
of a horde
alive, tension
must find
something to
occupy its
mind, even if
it is how to
throw the
first fight
.
20130304:0843
y

even when we planted

even when we planted
them right next to
each other, differences
arose, and it may take
more than a few
open gestures,
a handful of days in
the sun, and waiting
through a storm or
two to flush out
the similarities
.
20120612:0846
y