Burning Toast

Burning Toast Can you smell the burning toast in the thick air? It sets fire to relaxed nostrils The fog drifts from the toaster like a daydream on fire It spreads through the vast house like a monsoon It goes above and beyond but still reaches higher Lift the lever, unplug the toaster and throw … Continue reading Burning Toast

I’m Sorry Kind Of…

Photo by Matej on Pexels.com I'm Sorry Kind Of... I'm sorry Sometimes, I can't find the right words to say Tripping and falling over vowels As though peanut butter clung to the roof of my mouth Failing to describe the intricacies of my day I wrestle with utter confusion Until the night fades away But … Continue reading I’m Sorry Kind Of…

Thinking: The Reality Inside

The Reality Inside coax me from my shell i need a reason to go outside a day not too far from now the purple berries will be covered in frost again the pine cones will hang frozen from the trees there will be no pugnacious buzz of agitated bees but i will remain inside a … Continue reading Thinking: The Reality Inside

Precarious Love

Photo by Jasmine Carter on Pexels.com Precarious Love What is it? This delectable love thing... It is teeth clenched (on an ear pull)? Or is it the air pushed off a bat's wing? We don't know what it is But it awakens every sensation in the body It goes on dates It lives to party. … Continue reading Precarious Love

New Leaf

Photo by Gustavo Cruz on Pexels.com New Leaf Turn over a new leaf The old rustic hues Of yesteryear no longer suit you Spring ushers in fresh days   Return to vibrant sunlight Rest easy in tantalizing shade Nestled in the snug embrace Of a temperate breeze swirling with change   Veins crave the sway … Continue reading New Leaf