Tag: wordplay

textures

with a patient calm
she rounds your jagged presumptions
and softens your hardened convictions
not to invalidate your core strength
but to draw it out
to expose you
to your self…


i’ll let you

… be an asshole, and
let your voice, and
your empty words
bounce around in the strained silence…


resonant

if i stop thinking
about the one i love
if i forget
about today’s worries
yesterday’s hurts and
tomorrow’s projections

if i remember
my true self
folding in all the
distended
fragmented
wrinkled
twisted
stretched and
chaotic spaces. . .

it occurs to me
the song would end…


emergence

emergence

again and again
you wash over me
surround and
drown me…


rivers

it never stops
though sometimes
it’d be easier
if it did
for a few breaths
but that isn’t the truth…