Wasting Away

My bedroom Has clothes Scattered all around Empty glasses of Old water ornament My end table My pillow’s full Of dried tears and Ugly expressions Somewhere, buried, there’s Two bags of junk food Crumpled up and discarded And when I wake up Every morning I choke Back bile Not just for my own sake ForContinue reading “Wasting Away”

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Den 1.0 Ceiling Canvas

Beige paint splatters On things that don’t matter While I’m matting my hands Because there wasn’t enough To cover the ceiling We were covering Brushes weren’t useful So I was spreading it around With my fingers and palms Like I had a phantom pain Hoping I’d mark it up Enough to cover it Splattering aContinue reading “Den 1.0 Ceiling Canvas”

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Just A Dream

Running in a dream After waking in your room Sunlight pouring in Through an open curtain window I am here secretly And your dad is Coming upstairs I’d love to sit here and adore you But there isn’t any time Because I’ve got to run or hide This is such a thrill I’m so happyContinue reading “Just A Dream”

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Euphoria

Waking up on the Bedroom floor Drifting through the haze Of her governor’s house in Olympia And perusing the things Its artists make On the streets of Capitol Downtown I can’t crow about it enough Nor her The association We already have the dossier And the investigation’s Been long underway So much evidence So manyContinue reading “Euphoria”

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Snapshot

Snapshot Peace is a strand of rope lights Hung precariously past A ceiling fan in my bedroom It’s incense coming off of sticks In the corner vase that Makes me tranquil How the wires coursing all about My floor and walls power A lit up reel-to-reel Empty album cases on shelves Implosions of light toContinue reading “Snapshot”

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