Ruminations on “Weightless Again” by The Handsome Family

The Song In That Letter In the letter you sentYou tried to explain to me– I couldn’t understand. YouTried to condense Fifteen years of unspokenWords intoA song you saidI needed to knowWhy you floated–Why you made yourChoices and brokenPromises

Thoughts On The “Slow Food” Movement

This piece of prose is meant to serve a dual purpose: provide a life update and artistically reflect on 2020. Have you heard of this thing? It’s called, “Slow Food.” I shake my head. “Isn’t that cooking?” “No, no. Not like that.” Judgmental tuts put me in my place. People are always waiting to tellContinue reading “Thoughts On The “Slow Food” Movement”

To: Route 17 – A Poem

I wish you could know himHe’s everything you wanted He dances with no musicAnd laughs at my jokes And I would bring him homeBeneath the big Live Oak There’s something so sickAbout how I finally fit in How you think you wonHow you saved me from sin “That’s not how this works”I wish I couldContinue reading “To: Route 17 – A Poem”

The Bamboo Forest – A Poem

The Bamboo Forest We walk through the side yardCut along the back fence ravineAvoid the property lineWherever my sister goesI followShe knows how to play the way I doUnlike other kids(I keep making mistakes)We explore the dense polesGreen stalks transporting usForeign LandMy sister teaches me friendshipMy sister teaches meThat someone understandsShe shows me her treasures:NewlyContinue reading “The Bamboo Forest – A Poem”