Gulp

And it was necessary To seek oxygen again To breathe deep out of the stifling air You always drown me. I know you do this I know And I always let this go I always run head first to your ocean Deep waters I know not to swim in Deep seas I never find the…

Geppetto’s Folly

The very thought Of how a scalpel might carve out your face And whittle you into existence I cave a little I give I waffle I crumble in the wait My deepest apologies For this lack For this straw spine that would stand in wheat fields Waiting Waiting for the work to be done Aging…