The corners singed Smoke rising It was on too long So not surprising Next time I won't read: The email, the text, or the Instagram message. Tomorrow I'll forget I'll flick the switch And my mind will drift Like a balloon sailing out to sea And once again burnt toast Will be waiting for me
This is tyranny, this is malicious, this is undeniably done out of contempt. The ire of this man cannot be expressed. This is gluttony, this is sinful, take your coins and feed on the poor. Sleep at night. In the peaceful hours of dawn, don’t blink and eye, for I have ****** of my mind.
the yearling roasted on the spit its drippings crackled the fire huddled in a smoky closed space family with a neighbour, or two bags packed, shoes on, ready to go
the meat carefully carved its skeleton intact, unbroken with endives rolled in flatbread unleavened as we had no time meal's remains destroyed in the fire
we're ready to leave at any moment from where we're born and always lived to a place known only from ancient tales outside, shrieks and wails, of horror and utter terror inside, goosebumped, hair standing, we waited, in silence
Our home is burning. Moths and lilies are breaking the woodwork. They are fluttering closer to our fumbling feet. Your grandmother’s wallpaper has never looked so beautiful.
I used to spend my nights in the silence between the sofa cushions, Trying to organize the history of anarchism, Wondering why the persimmons had been bitter to us, And why you could not distinguish stones from bread.
On the day God decided to forsake virgins, I went off to the market, closing the door behind me softly. Our foundation disappeared behind me. Somewhere, I believe, you are still dancing.
everyone has heard of the acorn tale ”Delusional thinking, obviously, the other acorns concluded.” everyone has listened to the Little Red Hen ”she made the bread herself, she will eat the bread herself.” ---------------- not everyone has their hands stained with labor we all need to work together stop the bickering and name-calling stop the delusional thinking and help make the bread we got this - we have to get this!