Stillborn Adulthood

Windmills that turn in space Shooting stars tearing through the boredom of a stillborn adulthood I lost faith in 1,000 terrestrial expectations Owning a home Owning a mind Owning the ability to rationalize And they wonder Wonder at my hesitancy Can’t lead Not here first Not the green ambition once dawning on the face of…

Wall Smiles

Transparency happens. Burning ice of honesty slices into chatter. Yet Unmet disclosure bows to laughter And faces with wall to wall smiles Bare teeth And eyes glazing Eyes unseeing Eyes open to only happy dainty thoughts And not the vein torn moment of unfurled skin Where truth speaks out Where vulnerability reaches forth and  faces,…

Interim

So blessed And so alive Raw today Filleted insides Not quite Just furled my feathers Sweat beads and tears Marriage babies these years Thinking a chance For barefoot embraces I’ll take grass or sand Just whisk me some places A mountain to stand And stop feeling their faces Wives, couples and clocks Distance displaces A…