05.08.20

To avoid infatuation and schoolgirl crushes. I suppress the thoughts of us together, interrupt the replaying of romantic moments in my mind and tell myself “no.” But sometimes, I’ll let the images play for a second too long and I’ll fall into them. Until I have to shake myself awake and kill the butterflies in... Continue Reading →

4.21.20

“enough” six letters that are enough yet “you” are not enough three letters and yet you are more.

4.9.20

Canned worms Pressed, half-open and forgotten— Bring angry birds Violent, ruthless and ravenous For what was never theirs.

4.8.20

The women thinking about the men. A couple contemplating loneliness. A sister missing her brother. A home, abandoned.

4.7.20B

Collect your toys And retreat to your quiet corner. Tuesdays can be heavy, And even adults need naps.

Finding Fatherhood

a lyric essay on family and fatherhood; names have been changed out of respect for those involved. In mid-June of 2017, my brother becomes a father, and not in the usual biological fashion most men do, but rather in a philosophical way. The air is light, the Sun is high, it is 11am. My brother,... Continue Reading →

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