lively spontaneous me, galloping around the place
good vibes radiating in my headspace Continue reading
I’m ankle deep when I should be up to my chest
I want to immerse myself in you but I’m afraid
that I’ll lean in and find out that you’re nothing but an imprint
See, I’ve tried this before but I made a big mistake. Continue reading
You brighten up everyday,
with that dazzling smile,
I think about you always,
and once in a while,
One. I’ll pluck a strand of your hair and compare it to honey,
light brown and translucent in the sunshine.
Two. I’ll fall in love with a bad song you recommend, only because you love it.
Three. I’ll take you somewhere I love because I want to show you where my soul goes to hide. Continue reading
It feels like just days ago I was a timid little kid,
fresh, green, young, inexperienced,
taking my first steps through these unfamiliar halls,
cowering in the shadows of the seasoned veterans.
These gates seemed so high and imposing,
walls like a prison, thick, sturdy, inescapable.
The faces I saw and voices I heard as I trudged along
grew dull and monotonous, blurred together
like raindrops running down the smooth glass
of the great window that was my life:
fragile, bland, unblemished, clear.
Just as we’re starting to establish a tradition,
phone calls around midnight,
every night except on Saturdays,
my six sevenths. Continue reading