Month: March 2020

Fireflies

There is such a thing as being too stressed to give the love you have, or too hurt to feel the love you were given There is such a thing as being consumed by things bigger and smaller You won’t know the truth sometimes for ten years – And for the big things, twenty and…

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Round

I don’t know how the world ends, But I think this is how it begins As I walk outside, and whisper to the squirrels rustling beneath the deck: “It’s okay, I’m a friend.” And I know they feel me because I feel them Things have changed Welcome to the movie of our lives Suddenly, I…

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In a Sense

Where snowflakes fall heavier than moth’s wings, And anxieties do set with sun, meltingly Dutiless, without menace: We shall be a flouredcent sea-slug, A baby dragon eating blueberries; preconscious peacefulness – grace: Sit on my lap and let’s create a story, no creeper, no power flex [fuck you david oldfield of del mar and all…

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Ladybug

I’m a bloodless sport, But I’ve bled plenty, Concussions, I’ve had many: From rugby to punches, A broken childhood to liquid lunches… I know the songs of the vulnerable, The losses of the excluded, The longings, the implosions of the lonely, Am not some bourgeois, cheap thing; My metal has been tested AF; Tall as…

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Paraselene: 22° Halo

Orion’s bow points due North, And a 22° halo adorns the moon My nostos continues, but the war is over The truth is through with me now that I have relented to it, Granted pain, shame, suffering a seat at my lonely table, Having been disturbed by these ghosts so long, For few things can…

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u/nostalgiaprincess

Leelah Alcorn You mean something, still, always I think of you most on tough days Anhedonia and dysphoria and the loneliness… the isolation… Days when personal heroics seem unimpressive, self-acceptance inadequate … I wish you had been loved! I too want that love; Self-love is not enough: Humans need human love (an artful amnesiac once…

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