Poets' Thursday

Poets’ Thursday: Growing up

Growing up sometimes feels like a choker You know, that necklace that claws at your throat Truth is, from a distance, it appears very beautiful And perfect. But just like the wearer alone knows where the shoe pinches I alone know how it feels.   Some days, it’s good. And cool. And free. You know, […]

Flash wednesday

Not That It Matters Now

(Word length: 500-600 words) What I was calling to ask you was if you remember the civil engineer who lived behind your father’s compound, the one we ran away to go see every weekend? He had grey eyes and a deep voice. He taught us how to whistle without spewing spittle the summer we both […]