Unremembering You

I hear you—
the melody I can’t unsing

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Meanwhile, We Continue

Meanwhile the Midwest is buried under feet of snow
and Arizona reaches one hundred fifteen degrees
and I stare at the insides of a daisy, too afraid to touch
for fear of disrupting all that I don’t quite know.

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There Is A Monster In My Closet

I can hear his voice in my head as I sift through my dresses
too tall, too big, too skinny, too much.

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I Want To Write You All The Way Home

I want to write poetry about the language of love, and how sometimes life carries you away, but words bring you back. They always do.

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I Think Of You, And I Can’t Help But Wonder

I can’t help but wonder
whether the fire of your kiss
will fade to a familiar warmth.

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I Want To Love You Impossibly

That’s what I want, with you—
the messy, the imperfect,
the impossible.

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Even When You’re Not Here, I Still Feel You With Me

You are here when I laugh, remembering the melody of yours mixing so perfectly with mine.

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