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”

Hot Take: Falling in Love

Apprehending the tonal qualities of slumbering roots Mapping designations for growth, Displayed in the silent drift of pollen  Taking to Icarus’  Down- Fall. Stepping out of his house,  Keeping hands occupied  By making shadow puppets      for entertainment: broadcasted: in earnest To the stage of Noon  And the basement shows of beyond workday acquittal.Continue reading “Hot Take: Falling in Love”