Poetry

dish soap

love sticks to the tongue like peanut butter.  like orbit-confined earth.  like a dog straining against her leash.  like left swipers’ thumb cramping.  like lea...

removed

The last time we ate takeout on your bed we watched old Hills episodes before Heidi’s plastic surgery What followed was a summer in which you got really into po...

The Pall

I was supposed to have been there for you, a specter standing fringe-like in the pall. I am not alone in this absence, yet I still long to be a part, to be a...

SOCIAL ANXIETY

At the Corner Store today, I asked the girl behind the counter if she had any blue lighters back there. “Yeah,” she said, “blue cheese is over there.” She...

ASTERISK

Night, I ask you every question as if you were some errant forum. It must be your knowing air. This is not meant to annoy you—no—this probing’s my shape ...

3 poems

blue jeans poem life seems to me an extremely random and temporary situation that is there to do whatever with i am excited to change into my blue jea...

Dybbuk

Hi my name is Hard to Deal With.  I like long walks to the pantry and trying new types of cereal. Mindfulness is the new tolerant, but I’m your crazy ex-girlfri...

Egg Shells

1. We learned to walk on eggshells in a house made of glass. Amber frozen liquid capable of combusting with one crack. We were mujeres who wore hee...

DEMOCRACY

It might not save the country, but if I can tell my neighbor to stop playing with motorcycle engines after 10 PM, we will have won something. Even better if ...