Writing

forget.release

meet me at my watery edges cast your judgements aside and find that you are free there are no eyes on you but mine forget release accept fate and all of its disclaimers the distance between you and your desires is a fleeting thought amongst the rot of your doubt forget release cast your judgements […]

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every night

maybe I do go to the valley of the shadow of us every night I smell that woodsmoke I see that constellation I am alone in the in-between where you and I were and whatever’s next it’s safe to say there’s nobody like you it’s safe to say I broke my heart too every night […]

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kintsukuroi

waiting for something that resembles gold when life is a whole lot of copper maybe tomorrow will be different when the sun breaks they call it dreaming but i’m most often awake to watch the clouds slide by and every second feels like i’m too late feeling my days slip away from the same point […]

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think of me like a house

think of me like a house with a hundred compact rooms filled with antiques and broken mirrors the bones are still good think of me like a house with mismatched chairs and vaulted ceilings my height is my advantage think of me like a house where you hold your love for safe keeping where your […]

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revisions

don’t lose this don’t abandon these feelings this life is non-renewable so you can tell me please tell me even if it’s just a whisper there’s a noise we can’t place feelings we can’t face even if they are real they are real the details and the desire living in revisions don’t lose this M. […]

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a person abroad.

Life is a storybook and I’m trying to accept these characters For what they’re destined to be Trying to accept the fates and fortunes The fools and follies The givers and takers The glass-half-broken folks And people who claim to have no glass I need you. More than I’ve needed most things, because I’m scared of […]

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untethered

my heart is a carpenter’s light fixture exposed wires, dusty lightbulb hanging above the room (perhaps the elephant within it) above the truth a quiet referendum all the flowers have been picked my grief untethered. M.

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beneath everything

if i were to describe the way in which i feel about you, it would best be described as a hum you know that constant sound that’s always present even when no other sounds are even in complete silence, no movement, no action, just the sound of your own breath… you still hear that hum […]

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Miles

the eighth edition a derelict addiction the desire to be opposite to taste what the other side is offering keep me grounded, tie me down we still have miles to go M.

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legacy

i have a legacy to protect for breaking names and taking hearts (yes, i noticed) out here in the wildwood all you see is what you think you see do you see? live tastefully | respect boundaries we are only as free as we allow ourselves to be and sincerely, i want you to know […]

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An Ending.

“Who are you when no one’s watching?” That’s a question I ask myself quite regularly. Usually whenever I catch myself doing something out of the ordinary. I ask myself why I did it, or why I didn’t do it. Keeping myself in check. Last night I removed all but one friend from my Facebook account, my […]

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the daisy

a marriage of words soaked together with rosé grade school playground feelings things still look black and white still basic, still innocent, still free (if only you knew) — where is your light, when the dark creeps in? it’s funny, i’m more comfortable in the dark. i cover my face like it means something to […]

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I learned from the girl

i learned from the girl that lives inside of me saying no is harder than saying yes being gentle takes practice and hate is easier than love i learned from the girl that lives inside of me that somedays just being is a chore that my thoughts are like a crossword i can’t finish and […]

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Allâk

all of my edges are rough i am the truth of the north imprinted of rocks, of sea of barren land of the fox we straddle both life and death       but we must choose the better lay bound like a blood hound allagok all of it. every last word. on fait peut-être […]

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Katsek

A natural cadence about it — sometimes, the exact width of my patience. I pencil you in indefinitely. Let’s not make a racket. It is always autumn in my heart no matter what set of eyes meet mine. We are different kinds of broken – none of us whole (strength in numbers) Someday I may tell […]

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Letting Letty Go

dreaming awake stumbling if I gave you the deed to your life, would you [ab]use it? all of this effort – all of this time you were deceived when red meant go counting all your green, forgetting those in between don’t let my lantern be your only light this deed certifies that you are the […]

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I Am Fine

Misok | on my own two feet Tautuk | that I am different Tamatsiatik | they watch with their eyes, own burdens It is okay, asinnepuk. We do not need to be one to keep on living. Nakak. Me, I am fine. M. MISOK-ABLE TO LAND TAUTUK-ABLE TO SEE TAMATSIATIK-ALL OF THEM ASINNEPUK-WITH SOMEONE ELSE, […]

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