Month: October 2019

The test of time

In forest found a javelin its haft bejeweled in beads its feathered shaft unraveling was hid amongst the reeds Such luck there was to find this thing of mythologic worth whose perfect point and balancing impaled the crooked Earth

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The nerve of me

Sometimes I get the horrors when bodies are near me (Do I know why?) But, I can dance with you. Shop in the throng’s milieu. Navigate the bellicose traffic. Then home, where the heart is, I shift out of gear. And, like Scotty, I don’t think we can take it much longer, Captain.

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RMT

Often, in our sessions, we trade stories, jokes. You smile and say it was the fastest hour you’ve had in a while. Today, though, I was awkwardly silent. At the hour’s end, I said sorry for not talking today. And you said “don’t apologize”. Then, as you left the room, “Ever”.

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A rainy day

Tie-dye me a shirt the purple and ochre of bruise. I’ll salt it away in a drawer, and save it for a rainy day like this. If only you knew what’s inside of me now, you wouldn’t want to know me, somehow.

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