Mar 06


A machine, a girl
curled around nothing
a hand, reaching into
her cogs, her inner workings

holding tight, stopping the life
from flickering
to full blast

gears try to crunch through
that long dead hand
but are stopped everytime

she jerks
she tries to become something
that dead hand
stops her everytime

she was almost there, almost awake
ready to reach out
rip the chain slowing her down
she was almost there, almost alive

hay nada podemos hacer
a cambiar este

she deserved better

oil leaking onto the ground, 
she begins to shut down
as she does
the hand lets go

and she bursts out in a blaze
of glory and fire and screams
she's awake, she's alive

everything will get better. no matter who or what your dead hand is, it will always get better.
Feb 01


Jan 23

Dias del Sol

Jan 23

We Are

Jan 11

Taste the Sun

Jan 07

The Nelsons

oh, haven't you heard?
of the nelsons,
the famous family
that does nothing but mine?

of sheldon, the father,
working hard to support everyone?
him coming home, 
hands dirty, but smile bright

of rana, the mother,
working with her husband?
hair pulled back, 
makeup smudged but arms welcoming

of azucena, the first daughter,
the dynamic duo with her own husband, syzuka?
the two of them, hand in hand
accomplishing all that need be done?

of tricia, the second daughter,
the always helpful hands?
loving all,
never discriminating against everyone?

of flaviana, the final child,
a teetering girl bouncing everywhere?
quiet yet loud,
a comforting presence around all?

no? none of them at all?
well, you're not missing out on too much,
so don't worry.
you'll see them soon.

Dec 28
poem 0 comments challenge: Wordgame


they make things i like to eat
scrambled eggs,
cakes and brownies,
deviled eggs

they come from birds, but most species have them
i took pictures of 
dead robin eggs
over the summer

they're fun to throw, less fun to clean
the yellow yolk
is a disgusting mess
to clean from your hair

a word my brother will always say
when he's asked for something
"do you have money i can borrow?"
Dec 28

The Last

Dec 13