she never taught me how not to give myself away she couldn’t have even if she wanted that was a skill she did not possess I can see that now I will teach them not to fall for the first man who sees them to keep their power and in quiet moments ensure it’s growth […]
not alone but left behind flock scattered but a few the quiet one didn’t ask the others to stay (now they are all “others”) They didn’t ask anything she has the only voice now the birds flock they forget but a few I’m fairly certain birds don’t cry I only cry in dreams and rainy […]
Remembering faith obedience feels like brokenness brokenness feels like falling falling into nothing tearful fearful
some other girl teach me not to fall so fast not to jump right in step right off not to trust not to feel so much so fast not to miss you not to miss not to speak so loosely sweetly not to speak
When pretenses fall as cloth to the floor peace comes dripping slow. Placing your cold hand against my heart skin the sole barrier between the two you sing to its beat. Churched hands both graced and defile by love run over tan belly skin rough with use. Looks are passed across the air between our […]
I like the squirrels that climb up the trees. I like the leaves that fall out of the trees. I like the football that flies in the air and birds that fly in the air. I like them all in the fall.