On Whiplash

On Whiplash

We all know that Real change is an inside job But what about when the outside whirls past Quicker than my heart has time to process Than my veins have time to pump This new blood Refreshed with oxygen and optimism Through all the cracks and corners in my body. I’ve always had poor circulation, [...]

How easily i find myself slipping into melancholy

How easily i find myself slipping into melancholy

How easily I find myself slipping into melancholy A steely grey overtone permeates my innermost workings, the cracks in my brain ooze wistfulness when pressed. Even when things are going well the sun can be shining and still it’s like a London fog descends upon my essence and I find myself floating through the world [...]

Split Ends

Split Ends

I went to the hair salon They told me my hair was so healthy No split ends! Really well taken care of. I went to the dentist “You have beautiful teeth,” said the hygienist. “Keep up the great work!” said my (female, notably) dentist as she scraped at my $3-grand pearly whites for 8.2 seconds. [...]

Park Wine

I remember that patch of grass Where we sat on a weekend afternoon in July I made daisy chains and you taught me to juggle We drank red wine from plastic cups Life was infinite I was happy Genuinely You were in my tshirt I tucked a flower behind your ear The grass was so [...]

On Tornadoes

On Tornadoes

i am terrified of tornadoes. when its storming and then everything stops and the sky turns green and the birds are tricked into coming out of hiding—that is when i experience the deepest terror. the thing about tornadoes is that they are built into the fiber of the earth’s heartbeat, they are part of the [...]