Category Archives: Poem

Home is

Home was the pages of a good book Curled up on a  couch Sound off, the world disappearing As I learned what kind of person I wanted to be Home was your blue eyes and quick laugh Touching your neck … Continue reading

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Grow

My mother grew me Hair, bones, teeth and skin Incubating in her stomach Nourishing an idea of a person For nine tender months Until I burst forth Like a hideous, shriveled raisin And became real My mother grew me She gave … Continue reading

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Capital R

I am a deeply Romantic person Note the capital R. I am utter crap at grand gestures I’ll forget birthdays and feel weird bringing Or accepting flowers The words ‘I love you’ Are said clumsily, like a drunk person trying … Continue reading

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What choice is there, really?

I let myself fall for a story I weave the threads together like an insane Choose-your-own-adventure tale Sometimes the path leads to tender gazes, sweet gestures the gentle touch of a hand knowing questions and inside jokes Full of the … Continue reading

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Seven Years

They did the math, you know Every seven years, your cells have all replaced themselves You have a new skin And probably smell different Every seven years This means I can figure out exactly To the day The moment when … Continue reading

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The Bellwether

When I become a walking question mark Things get hazy and unclear And words flutter and fly In fragments and flashes of brightness Only to disappear before I can understand them I become the intimidating blank page Stretching eternally unwilling and … Continue reading

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Sleep

I had a nightmare So real my muscles were frozen And I was screaming in my mind Maybe also with my voice And I was alone in bed When the last thing I wanted Was an ocean of space by my … Continue reading

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