Drowning Orchids

I only feel good when I feel bad I only have hope when I miss you I only write eloquent verse when you’re roaming around in my thoughts aimlessly I only try when you lie and tell me things that I want to hear but I hear them all of the time And none of…

Ode to Masego

You didn’t know I was the dopest yet-Surprise So smart and beautiful-Surprise I can handle it all, yeah-Surprise Haven’t shown you my best tho-Surprise I be like, Surprise Honey, Surprise Got what you looking for- Surprise, Surprise You couldn’t want more- Surprise, Surprise Your mouth’s on the floor- Surprise, Surprise… You know what it is……

non compos mentis

10:05 AM When I think about long term monogamy, I have to ask myself, Self- what selfish needs or desires do I have that can only be met by another mind, another set of arms and legs or another heartbeat? I know that we all need each other, as a species, in a communal way…we’d not…

Seven, plus or minus, two

I genuinely hope that he is happy. I hope that he found her, the girl who pretends wrestle mania is real with him and who doesn’t complain that he hogs the microphone and sings all night (but she can sing too she just isn’t interested in upstaging him) and I hope that she likes fucking,…

Euryplatea nanaknihali

Nature does not have your back. The tiny fly drives to work every day so full of dread. You’re just a fucking fly. It’s so dangerous all alone here. The Midwest is nothing more than a war zone. The cows hate the horses here and so it goes. On the 45 minute commute she chain…

Confirmation Bias

He messaged me, mind you. Then I said wsup, as I do… He had no plan for my response- So I said wanna drink? He said sure but he was baking brownies. I said cool, have a good night. Did he just diss me for pastries? Later, he said my friend wants to hang, wanna…

Rebecca Bunch

Today I will accept myself and work on improving my own life. I look good. Fuck you. I feel good. Fuck me. And everything works out for me… I just want to be sexy enough to not have to think about this shit and yet I’m devastated and deflated and unhappy at my own unhappiness-…

Underscore

In 2012, I walked through hell with a mean monster wasting time as it flew In 2013, I left for greener pastures scared my life would always be blue In 2014, I met a sneakier monster who couldn’t give me enough In 2015, His stalking helped me decide that I would just give up on…