You know, I always thought I was a good kisser until I found myself kissing you, running all the red lights until you stop me midbreath. Highway patrol, you are. Slow down. You pull me back to earth. It’s such a casual thing, how you yank me from the moon. You kiss funny, you say,Continue reading “Scenic Views from Rock Bottom”
Latchkey child, someday someone will take care of you. I know you never had that. For years it was turn the key, kick off your shoes, wait and wait and wait. It was leftover pizza in Ziploc bags, hasty handwriting scrawled on pages ripped from magazines. Be home late. Food in fridge. Mom. I rememberContinue reading “A PLACE TO PUT YOUR HANDS”
I think of unfair distances, of magnetic fields, of cruel mathematics: so close and not yet not yet FINALLY. I think of waiting for the perfect fit and realizing years later it was there from the instance we began existing. even if we spent too much time in separate yet overlapping spheres, even if weContinue reading “when I think of you”
I know I cannot love you properly but this world can and I hope you let her. She told me she dreams of showering you in a thousand little gifts this morning: streams of sunlight pouring in through clouded skies, motes of dust dancing in her wake. If she could, she would even leave origamiContinue reading “PRAYER”
You loved (and do love) me wonderfully. I knew (and know) that.
I know so. Consider the unspoken magnetism between two strangers. Mystery charges the distance between separate bodies, interrupting the graceful orbit between planets never meant to collide. All love is merely push and pull. Potential either used or wasted. Like energy, it cannot be created nor destroyed. This is the great tragedy of our species,Continue reading “THE COSMOS IS A ROMANTIC”