what if I am also this this air fairy this helium balloon this that leaves me sure that I am unwanted despite all the flashing signs and tenderness. I have often chosen a path that grounds me to a most Earthly cycle to remain in the dirt making flesh of my flesh bone of my […]
seams are splitting faster than I can mend no time for sorrow today no time perhaps I stepped forward onto thin air perhaps I am not strong simply weathered touched by grief perhaps I am just a girl enslaved wanting old habits wanting to run away perhaps we are all running if we could only […]
I listen to you hang up my heart sinks I ask the air why is love the most important thing to me? why does it matter above all else? My head spins I close my eyes ’til sleep comes.
No longer having to exaggerate The situation is bleak Even the air oppresses And each day thickens Hard to breathe Harder still to see To imagine The possibility of light To speak To feel anything But tacky skin There is more to weigh us down To cumber They want lettuce That we don’t have