Easily Scared

How easily scared

we are,

when the things

we’ve been


become reality.


Cyclical trend of growth and regrowth

He shaved his beard

off with a single bladed

pink razor,

and his father swiped

so delicately the elecrtic

razor through his hair,

it getting smaller

and smaller after

each swipe.

Such a boy thing that

made me feel like

an outside observer.

Two Rooms

Two rooms sit

side by side,

sharing a wall.

And in them both

are: two people,

a boy and a girl,

and there is no

doubt love in both

rooms, but in one

there is laughter

and in the other

there are tears.

And I’m left

pondering the

complexity of love.

Yellowing coffee mugs

Yellowing coffee mugs

stacked high in

the sink.

To her this was

a futile mountain

of mess.

Mugs whose fate

is to go from

cabinet to sink to


A small struggle

that she could

not tackle.

For her herself

felt like a yellowing

mug traveling

from cabinet to

sink to cabinet.