Monthly Archives: March 2015

Bye 

There are songs I stopped listening to, And people I stopped caring about. Names that no longer comfort my tongue or weaken my knees. Faces that are now cold and unfamiliar. Chords that do nothing to my skin or to my heart. Notes that don’t go together and probably never did. Instruments used- like sirens…

School Girls

School Girls Sometimes I wish I had your cynicism And could laugh at everyone with you and the girls. I put on my bitchest face and pretend to hate Everything with a pulse, But my jokes aren’t heard and my comments seem ignorant, Because I don’t read underground publications, About feminist injustice, or cultural appropriation.…

Happiness

My smile and yours; the upturned corners of a mouth I know so well. The colour of the sky when the night before was long,  Never-ending, memorable, and  perfect.  When the phone rings and it’s my mom.  The smell of my house: poignant and piercing, It welcomes me home.  Meaningful words from poets I feel…