Untitled The morning after I tore out my eye I ate a kiwi for breakfast, Cast my body in turquoise And gauzed on my favorite tights Despite being threadbare At the inner thighs. I walked the streets Listened to old music Went underground Engaged in idle conversation Parted Unsubmerged myself Took a walk Took an […]
Untitled This just in: I’m not dead, So, Spare me your condolences. Last I checked, My reflection was unchanged: Brown hair, streaked red Skin, gently aging Eyes bright, still green Funky glasses, sometimes. Not a zombie smile in sight. So, why the long face? I’m not dead, So, Spare me your condolences. And put down […]
Awake You came alive for me again in a dream, Of all places, Among flashbacks Flashes on the screen A black blog background Teeming With text Saying you miss me And images Swimming Alive again As I struggled with my uniform Before the other girls Recently informed I didn’t qualify To join them- My dress? […]
Dream Poem As we creaked across the shaky dock, I pondered whether the fish under our feet were carnivorous. Dangerous or no, I was sure, at least Of their oblivion to general decay. And like the fish, we wandered among the three-walled palafittes Battered beyond seaworthiness, Hawking renditions of “passing time” Until suddenly we found […]
Going to try something a little more streamlined, and see how that works. So far, I like it. 🙂
I also had big dreams for myself.
As a child, I’d sit by the window on rainy days, staring outside until the trees looked like veins across the sky. In that blur, I envisioned the best “me” a seven year old could:
All I wanted, was to be heard. It still hurts, to hear you miss me, you know. Even though You pushed me away Even though You called me a liar Even though You were the one Who called me a coward, And closed the door. Or maybe, That’s why it hurts to begin with. I […]