In the windstorm of my calendar, Color coded to type of connection, My minutes are pressed and pressured, Ideas contrived, my mouth and legs Set strategies, stack cards. Everything is analogous, The same indistinct grey ground, Fog of days, years. Then: you Enter. I keep my breathing in wisps, My thoughts narrow to navigate Around… Read More Last Ember
I won’t flinch when you kiss me Flinch, finch, pinch With the ancient eye of a bird Fluttering around us, warbling that we Still live with dinosaurs because Goldschmidt’s hopeful monsters Theory is having a comeback In between sheets, we pool the genes Of our great great grandparents and the events That altered their DNA… Read More Run On, Draft One
It’s still cold outside, we’ve had too much pecan pie and bad fudge, the family circus is performing, and we’re not sure what to make of this year that was pretty brutal at times, amiright? Take a long, belly deep breath. Feel your feet flat beneath you. Pull that core tall. Smile inside your mouth… Read More For your resolutions
Listen, suckers. There is little more disappointing than to accept that the object of your admiration is not all you thought they were. You can’t mend the poor choices of others. Their mistakes are not yours and usually have zilch to do with you. You can grieve briefly for the person you believed they could… Read More You lucky, lucky girl.