I’m squinty when I smile. I’m a brain a heart flesh hair and bones. I am a person. I am. I have privilege. I am better off than millions of women. I understand consent and I preach it. I feel things I do not speak when I should But I don’t keep quiet when they…… Continue reading Woman
I remembered a lot than a few three things today.
The sun feels warm and looks like honey wrapped around my fingers. It drips on all surfaces it touches:My handbag and scarf, My cheeks and shoulders so I drop my guard-And stain the world with this glow. I go around smothering walls and window seats by the warm effusive touch of gold, On memories and…… Continue reading Sunshine
We’re all trying to tame this wave.
Today, I was cleaning my room. I am accused of doing that so often it doesn’t make any sense. So I threw away receipts and stubs, Now blank pages The ink having disappeared into memory like oblivion, They look strangely aghast at the loss of a shared history. As if they scream at me, Wanting…… Continue reading Receipts
You’re so much more than a number, so much more than your weight, You’re magic, you’re everything in this life that’s great. And if you want to lose some of that curve it’s absolutely okay it’s yours to keep, But do all of that without worrying a bit.
I want to preservere but the biggest roadblock to that is me.
Women exist despite everything.
I am starting to imagine that water,
So timid in my glass and forgetful in your drink,
Out in the open let free,
Does not like her long lost love story be overwritten by transient beings like us.
Before breakfast I’ve already written two and a half poems inside my head, In fact, It started right after I lie woken up on my bed, Dreaming dreams that don’t feel like extensions of my waking memory. Words string themselves when I’ve cornered myself into existential dread, The usual question of what’s the point at…… Continue reading Questions