What y’all left behind

It’s difficult not to think about on a rainy afternoon in January when you live in a one bedroom apartment by yourself in a suburb of Sacramento believe it or not, it really is so hard not to look back on the shit I kept and the shit I’ve thrown away see I’ve thrown away…

Les Demoiselles d’Avignon

I thought it was because I wasn’t well versed and I was unrehearsed or because I couldn’t get loving them quite right then I thought it must be because of the way I appear and their own preferential fear or because I couldn’t love the things that they loved quite right And as I continued…

Needs Assessment

He asked me and then he begged. He insulted me and then he took it right back. He said I hurt him and then he said he couldn’t want me any more than right then. He promised to kiss my face off  and to put it on me. And I stopped fighting and he advised…

Ain’t no Network TV here, doll

I stayed present for you. It’s weird how it always feels like we’ve been at this you and me for a million years and You don’t let my mind stray away to yesterday so thank you because I can still feel you inside me for hours after you leave regardless of how I was feeling…

Crazy Foxes

You didn’t think I’d find the fuckery but I always do I see the smears and smudges clearly I see the direction of the dust and the mud trails My eyes are wide open and I’m looking for shit And I never stop until I find it You’re not special like I thought or unique…

They drink La Cerveza del Pacifico Clara around here

This is the part that gets so hard for me. The part where I don’t know what to feel or how to trust it. I’m a fucking nightmare. I was told recently or I read somewhere that if I want to ever trust other people, I have to learn to trust myself. And I don’t…

The Nephew of Ishmael

I’m a little antsy in a controlled way. You don’t know me and I don’t know you but it feels like we’ve met. I’m a little nervous in a giddy way. You don’t know me and I’ve never met you but it feels like we’ve kissed. I’m a little excited but not in a scared…