Tagged: writing challenge

twice you said

twice you said
you didn’t think i could
handle the weight
as though we were
never locked
underneath the
dogwood trees,
outstretching the
time we were given
.
20130103:2154
y

with you, i am a

there is glass

there is glass
between us, aged
glass that distorts
the meaning
with no inclination
to crack. i’ve
already asked the
super to supply
more padding,
the draft is
becoming
unbearable
.
20121219:2246
y

lost things have

lost things have
a tendency
to grow
tendrils, dense
and unrestrained.
at a glance, it appears
superfluous, like
a tinseled wreath
of quarreling
afterthoughts,
but any Darwinian
understands the
clever adaptation
for getting
caught, for
succumbing to
memory’s hedge
.
20121216:1244
y

after a little more of

after a little more of
this, we will no longer feel
unprecedented. yes,
there are limits
to discovery when
touching here
is all at once
new
and wasted,
and spending
a night entangled
is just another
conversation
we ought to be having
.
20121210:1556
y