Thursday, November 15, 2018

What Are You?

I can't tell
And maybe I could
If I knew where you were coming from
Your source eludes me
Making it impossible to know
How to get rid of you

1145

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Stand Up, Stand Tall

My legs ache under my weight
But I know
I have little choice
But to walk on

1144

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Dunked

Come on already body
I get it
I need to change anything
I'm trying
But you gotta with with me here

1143

Monday, November 12, 2018

Slam

Dunked like a little cookie
In a large cup of chai
And all for what?
A soggy piece of existence
Served with a side of endings

1142

Sunday, November 11, 2018

I Saw You Cry

You said sorry
Sorry for being emotional
But it's what I needed you
To feel
All these years
Without the tears
Without all the fear

1141

Saturday, November 10, 2018

What A Day

Information giving
Farming to create
Planning newness
Burying old
Carving for tomorrow

1140

Friday, November 9, 2018

Mamma

My dear Manzil,

Today, after much deliberation
And in much desperation
You said, Mamma

You might not remember
Your very first word
Was mamma

At seven lovely months
You decided to say nothing but
And now finally you found it again

Yours, always,
Mamma

1139

Almost There

I can see it
Shining, calling me to it
Even though I've never run a race
I could tell
It was where
It's always been

1138

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Light

I feel light
And lit
And all of this light
Carving its way through the darkness

1137

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Blue

Don't feel it
Even though I do
Can't wait for more of it
Will it come through?

1136

Monday, November 5, 2018

Go Away

I didn't invite you
And I certainly don't want
You here
So why do you insist on returning
So punctually every month?

1135

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Boat sounds like...

Today, I turned in my ballot
For the first time in person
Next time I vote
I hope it'll be in person
At my polling station
Next time,
I hope it works out

1134

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Eggshells

I wish I could tell you
That pins and needles are as sharp as
Eggshells
Which may seem so innocuous
But can still cut through
Till all of you bleeds

1133

Friday, November 2, 2018

Whine

My heart of course hurts
My ears too
But really it's my brain
More than anything
That needs kindness

1132

Thursday, November 1, 2018