Is it okay?

Is it okay if we just sit by the TV until you find sleep (you’re always first) Is it okay that I lie in bed ’til lunch that I stack the dishwasher and hang the toilet paper the wrong way that I say how I really feel when asked that I want to read, rather […]


The day before winter

a walk, shortened, in October bluster. black branches flailing. shake off leaves to the bonfire of fall. escape, they do, in a tumble dry dance. carpet the catwalks. stick to the shoes. the future’s opaque. carrying, carrying things. stumbling towards rest. knuckles of anxiousness push up, under the jawline. birthing ball bearings. must be swallowed. […]