surrender surrender

i told you what she said to me

got myself hurt all over again

telling

 

yesterday broke all over me

i faltered and cried with

you for my witness

 

the night on knees on hands

scrubbing the place I called home

for many years

 

when I finished it was dawn

life pulls us along

 

today I am of a new place

the broken tree lying in pieces in

the parking lot

 

i will surrender and surrender

keys

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un.music

the diet oversaturated in music, i reducedĀ  my consumption substantially. finding inner rhythms. now there is a symphony looking for the back of my teeth, guided by the light in between so many keys. i only hope i make it out.

typewriter.five

Soon you’re sitting in some chair
with your preponderance your
pool of feeling untranslated

unreckoned with…

now you got a Royal. glints
black beneath a gunmetal sky found its way
through the windows

stands there stern
with her keys
won’t make a sound until
you touch her