Peggy Lee

When I’m standing behind you I become a common baron caterpillar. That’s when I fade into you. You taste good and look good and feel good so When I’ve got you bent over at the waist I become a border collie. That’s when I can’t love anything more than you. You smell good and taste good…

At just over 8000 steps…

I close my eyes only to keep myself going and suddenly I’m on a beach that I don’t recognize but it’s perfect. Only about 68 degrees Fahrenheit because I don’t know any better. The ocean is to the left of me and I can feel the east coming. The sun is shining on me and…

/kəˈläsəs/

Don’t come over here. Don’t stand there looking at me. Don’t sit down and get comfortable and smoke my shit and watch sexy music videos like you live here, or like I really know you, or like this is actually something other than what it is. Don’t you fucking lean into me. Don’t put your…

Alternative Facts

I don’t love you, honey, no not anymore… You’re a not terminal disease sweetie, merely a sore The fact of the matter is, the earth revolves around the moon And I betcha didn’t know that humans are only gigantic prunes Prove me wrong is the thing assholes cry since they can answer any question about…

The Shaman of the Redwood

Gaia got you any way As long you can feel the grass between your toes How it goes, time will show Hold it in until you choke… Smoke wafting up to the sky Take your shoes off and walk outside Walk outside with me I tell the girl in my skin come to center again…

Getting by on self helper’s high

In my mind, you go walking barefoot every dawn, unshackled through great cities of other thoughts- You’ve seen the towers of self esteem that protrude and detract with situational weather; you’ve strolled past the open shop windows of lust and morality that plague my decisions and hopes muddled together, you’ve tip toed through the depression…

Motown Street Lights

Shoo bop, Shoo bop Moments waiting, my baby ooh Shoo bop, Shoo bop Waiting for you is my second favorite thing to do Shoo bop, Shoo bop There’s seven billion of us I’m not special I’m sure if they all knew Shoo bop, Shoo bop Moments waiting, my baby ooh Shoo bop, Shoo bop They’d…

Sporks and Skorts

Forgive me but fuck this. Shit talking all morning, mad at my employer and her employer too, mad at the weather and the fact that I left my fucking back window down and a torrential downpour made my car smell sweaty and fat and there is nothing worse in this world than being disgustingly fat…

The Typical Procession of Sunday

6:56 AM To him via text: A speechless man is a lovely thing at times but right now is when you should tell me what it is that you need. 9:00 AM To him in my mind: Every time that I give a little bit I immediately want to pull myself back completely. I don’t…

Midwestern Midweek at Midday

She’s Teasing him He’s Lying to her (He didn’t think she would but she will) She’s Inviting him He comes to hers (He didn’t think she could but she can) She’s Kissing him He’s Playing her (He didn’t think she should but she shall) She’s Stripping him He’s Suspecting her (He didn’t think he’d like…