The brain is finicky. Complex, volatile, constantly changing. The extent of human flaw- too easily shaped, yet when it grabs something and holds, it’s impossible to pull away.
such a scary thing
to love so deeply and to know
that you cannot even hate how it hurts to lose it
if you know you will find it again, because i
You are allowed to change.
You are allowed
to shift from one
should not be able to be as oppressive as water, as to feel like drowning in deep ocean
and i remember i was really proud of it.
hung it up on my wall and everything when it made the newspaper.
a year ago today, i took the grey-brown frown of november
and molded it into metaphors with my own two hands. looking
If you wrap your hand around your mother's wrist
your fingers will touch. How
do you come to terms with that? How
do you learn that your father's shoulders
can no longer bear your weight, can barely