This Is the Way It Is
Juliet asks Romeo for her umbrella back. But Romeo is reluctant– the umbrella is colourfully happy, with grey elephants marching authoritatively across a field of cherry red. Juliet asks Romeo for her umbrella back. But Romeo is too busy wondering if the elephants will turn pink the next time it rains.
You mysteriously appear in depth of field. But still, I know it is you woven into the background. Mysteriously, you are there, in celebration, while I am not. Alone again, I am here without you. I am mysteriously bereft, without reason; without debate; without apologia. Although I still see you, it’s through the […]
Sometimes she breathes as though it doesn’t matter; as though the sun will always rise and she will be here to witness it. Sometimes she breathes and feels her lungs expand like a child giving life to a balloon. Most days, though, she is dizzy with regret and dead possibilities; lightheaded with thoughts that refuse […]