“Although I am with them, I walk alone”
“Is your favorite season still fall? I ask because we have both changed. And now that you face me after all these years I no longer know who you are."
“I fell hard for fall/Skinned my knee tripping over its crunchy brown leaves”
“let everyone believe in your facade of sunshine”
“I am Grounded in my identity”
“the pillowy clouds/Have turned to stone.”
“Sally, he spoke softly in the kitchen, because the kids were watching television in the next room and he didn’t want them to see him struggle to stand.”
"I tell myself I’m whole"
"I try to understand this confined brain / Waiting for her to untangle”
“If no one heard it, did the tree even fall?”
“Finally, Finally, I arrive: A holy golden wall with growing weeds and notes crammed into crevices.”
“A dark blue thread shining/Against the white.”