poetry

New Moon Warranty

If moons aren't planets But magma satellites And each lunar month A new one's guaranteed, Why are we on your couch Watching ancient episodes Of FRIEND...

Thinking Ahead

I plan our break-up before we have our first kiss. It’s as if I am yearning for  someone to hurt me before they love me. Whip out the chain and slash me  acro...

When I Go Out

when i say my name i pick my voice up off the floor dust it off stretch it out it was made with mountain timber and a cellists draw   i count the day...

Selfie

The most perfect thing I’d ever made, he wore my smile with a candor I could never muster, stretched it like the neck hole of a favorite sweater as he gave...

Late Space

I’m waiting for space to approach time the way sound races behind some Mach-numbered aircraft, fast and nervous like locker room glances. Space is just doing...

Death Song

And even on the days when the sun is out shorts weather the music skips and my pits sweat and my curls droop as my hands so sticky from sweet tea grip the...

Betty White

Betty White, can I cry on your shoulder? My breasts are like mood rings, they already understand. I want to wear a mood ring as an adult and not feel...

Vaporized, Reveal

Vaporized: Crosslegged under a rain-tight roof, inflated shuffles migrate. He switches his what with her that during a 60 second lull. Wobbling, I gravitate t...