in the office backyard how beautiful it is to share a moment, a memory, a pizza, a smile, how the sentences sound more coherent than they are how the words feel more intoxicating than the joint how the faces blur like they haven’t seen any clearer how impossible it feels now to forget that weContinue reading “this one-of-a-kind 1 a.m.”
i heard him call me endless and i almost immediately believed it as if i were the water that was roaring at our feet back then believing used to feel easier the person telling me, there’s no end to me, hadn’t ended seeing me yet it’s an art, at my workplace, they say being ableContinue reading “‘used to’?”
putting some water on the boil for tea how my thoughts simmer with joy!
in the middle of reading the mails, sticking up the post-its, fixing the diet, borrowing the right books, reading the wrong ones, writing down everything, and writing down nothing at all tapping open the Evernote setting up a reminder to smile.
sweeter than the coffee that we sipped all night long, that seaspoon of salt.
stoking up an old fire. just found yesterday, the cinder in this smokehouse still catches flame.
a tattered wallet. a snapped zipper. and a crumpled yellow post-it. words on the paper, like tiny tethers of ink. each orange stroke, a cursive stitch to a moment. to the moment. the one that stretched too thin while it did. spanning only as wide as the smile you became aware of as soon asContinue reading “momentary mementos?”
At work, they say being emotive is tacky. At work, they say being expressive with your feelings is tacky. At work, they say a lot of things. You can’t bring yourself to agree with the half of it. They embrace a ‘vanilla’ kind of marketing. They don’t believe in smiling or winking or sending overContinue reading “overstepping?”
Hot water is scalding your skin. You let it. You want to burn yesterday off your body, off your memory, off its existence within you, with you. It’s so ironic how you keep forgetting almost every other thing every other day but somehow never forget that one thing you really ought to and you soContinue reading “in the shower.”
stripping myself bare today of all accountability to any thing or any one at all trashing those misplaced apologies closing the door on uninvited judgements binning those useless doubts into a forever of ‘far far away’ no there’s no recycling them back from there the sand’s rolling away from under my soles the sea hasContinue reading “one wild sway.”