• Archive for June 9th, 2012

    There are more important things

    by  • June 9, 2012 • To You • 0 Comments

    You see right through my smile. I don’t say anything, but you claim that I’m not okay. You accuse me of hiding from you. You want me to talk. You want me to open up. I have to say there are way more important things right now. How can take care of myself when I’m

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    Saying goodbye

    by  • June 9, 2012 • * Safe for Work *, Goodbye • 0 Comments

    Well, I finally said goodbye to you. And when you said goodbye back–that was it, just a single word, when I’d written you an essay–I began to cry. I always cry at endings. But you know? I was right. I knew this would make me happy. I’m fine, I’m good. Happy. For the first time

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    What about what I want?

    by  • June 9, 2012 • * Safe for Work *, School • 0 Comments

    Mother- I know you want me to be a singer. I know that when you tell your friends that your daughter is going to be famous it excites you, you feel so proud. I know I’m very talented, I know I could go far, and I know you want me to. But when I’m on

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    Dance! Dance!

    by  • June 9, 2012 • * Safe for Work *, Interested? • 0 Comments

    Transmission on high automatic, pumping finesse through piston-like arms firing on all cylinders to the music beat the dance explodes throbbing psychedelic as I saw her face unsheathed from the sweat-soaked air. “Hello there.” Whirling through the throng to tell her this, she spots me first, the stobelight takes our picture through the glitter-glammour of

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    Short Hair

    by  • June 9, 2012 • * Safe for Work *, Letting Go • 0 Comments

    Short, brown hair – that’s me all over. Short hair, you were seated behind me in class, turning my head like the coin that I flipped down a wishing me well, my attraction to you grew deeper and deeper the farther I travelled down airborne. Suspended in midair by your brown roots like bait on

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