Monthly Archives: October 2014

dusk, the deck

dusk, the deck of a Starbucks: laptops glowing, 80’s music drum-machines predictably through the speakers. when suddenly HONKS —no, squawks, no, noises unnameable—pull my eyes skyward to three Canadian geese flying low. a flash. a vision. a dream. a huge … Continue reading

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why do we say “fall”

why do we say “fall” in love? it starts small. it’s always small. always a mistake or something others overlook. i see it as something you find on the side of the road amid the crumbling chunks of asphalt and … Continue reading

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i love how you never

i love how you never answer your phone even when i pretend i don’t in truth it’s always better if at those times we do not speak; it’s best if then i turn my gaze on, oh, so something inside … Continue reading

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you know something

you know something good has happened inside when you love how the table holds up the cup of coffee you’ve just placed there how all the things in your room, in fact, remain with you, the desk in its four … Continue reading

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✿ your dark ambush

i’d like it if each time i drink you i taste more, if my sense of what you are is amp- lified, i’d like to know that your molecules will dance with mine, millions of boats on night-time currents—a candle … Continue reading

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i want to carry

i want to carry you past the guards, pin your wrists your pumping blue-jean heart, your candle-lit thighs into an ocean of salty chrysanthemums, breathing skin in darkness seeing light— the bed is upside down your clothes hang from the … Continue reading

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