sunflower shade

for: C.C. Sunflower plots, complicit in rows  Deem Soft Instructions To clean  Their Petals. Human showers imitate rainfall. Recognizing nature’s will  As love. Reflections hide details  In the infrastructure.  By staging the process  For belief. Organic: Drop. Touch. Breaks. Plastic: Drop. Touch. Breaks. Deception beguiles the labored habit, Assuming, “This worked before Why not tryContinue reading “sunflower shade”

History Restricts What Time Gives (and love too)

1. A railing design, wracked in nuance, habituates purpose to normalize the human lean. A bird perches on the pole, uses it as a stage to croon and seduce potential lovers. An ant wanders out of rank and file, begins to climb up the rod in honor of the Hive, to service the Queen. ItContinue reading “History Restricts What Time Gives (and love too)”

Mourning Doves Alive Again

Halitosis afflicts the discussion  Two tones Distributed as one. Hang-nail dangles from their pinky  Holds court AMONG the coffee cup. Back braced against  A Cotton sealed spine. They met with pigeons in mind. Dirty birds. Dirty words.  Clustered in flocks and folds. Inside the hotel room  Secrets assume a closed fist. Love taps begin  LustContinue reading “Mourning Doves Alive Again”

artificial sweetener

Artificial sweetener packets decorated the car’s floor-mats. Their wet shoes made them martyrs. A few sprinkles escaped, Separated and near change, Butterfly wings dried  And saved their disintegration   For the last trip home.  Some moments belong in paper-bags.  It’s all relative  To the drop off, stepping out, Putting rehearsal to use and knowing Lives whichContinue reading “artificial sweetener”

…just stay home

A language exchange, terses verbal onslaught, Translates An uncomfortable description: “Read.”  Curled toes bargain with the heartbeat, pace alone  Comforts the options  Diagnosed through an inquiry, anxiety insisted upon.  Begins the comparison  Against personal actions, to those performed By others.  ‘If this meant that…’ ‘I did this before…’ ‘It must mean that…’ Infant interactions, definedContinue reading “…just stay home”

Sad Person Qualifications

Top floor apartments shelter stair noises, no longer content belonging to levels, they die where brick and stucco meet the morning fog. But the hollow footsteps compete for space within the soundscape, challenging my neighbors, arguing in Spanish, deaf translations to my English trained brain, it’s the tone I recognize and door slams and whimpering,Continue reading “Sad Person Qualifications”

And Of Course She Ignores Your Dumbass

Design the question to Alleviate a cellphone twitch.  Distinguishing a text  From an email.  And I’ll never bother her  Again. Of course I lie, In operation of survival.  To make it hurt less.  Swallowing pride  And it tastes like cracked glass.  Reflection fractured, Compensation  For when I’m acting up.  Darling.  Darling.  Darling.  Repetition creates comfort, Continue reading “And Of Course She Ignores Your Dumbass”