i see eager hands extend
like curious measuring tape
asking for another inch of attention
that you never fail to give.
they laugh, they tease,
their tiny hands grasp
at your unruly hair, and they love you
in the way that i love dandelion wishes and shooting stars,
and in the way that i lo...
His fingers play hopscotch
Like synchronized dancing
His eyes – concentrated, consuming
Penetrating notes purge through
Barriers of frigid faces
I see busy businessmen
And lonesome vagabonds
All stop to soak in
Warmth that a summer’s sun could never pro...
We have A Major problem.
I’m sorry that my voice does not run on harmonics
Nor do my facial features have fine tuners
But time after time
You repeat the same complaint:
“Why can’t you be more feminine?”
Well let me tell you.
I want every woman to B Natural...
He’s a tennis guru who plays
Ping pong on the side.
I pose with his snowshoe like a
“You like racquet sports, huh?”
And I aim my weapon at his head.
His vacillating eyes spew panic,
Terrified, should I damage his
$200 prized Wilson,
So I gently set my sword do...
You say, “I'm too old for that.”
I say, “Too old for ice cream?
How can you be
Too old for a food?
Does age eat away
At your taste buds?
Does it flip a switch
And decide that at
55 and past your prime
There are foods
You can't consume?
Do you treat Time
Like you treat
Under the film of fulgent fireflies, I,
Take in the beauty of the soundless sighs
O’ the willows watching my only wish
Purging it from harm and vice
I, sense stillness, silence does not stir
Aches but rather, a keener ear and eye...
She’s flawless like an oyster’s pearl, precision at its best
And when I see her on the screen, I am purely impressed
She claims she cares about the soul and not the fame or cash
I’m almost fooled by faultlessness until I see her sash
It says “Miss Teen America,” and I frown upon the li...
On your Pre-Calc test. You curse
Off those last two points.
His low GPA
Your arrogant grin. “Oh, he's
One of the dumb ones.”
I see you punching
Numbers in calculators
Wounds in people's hearts...
He tried to explain horoscopes to me
As my exhausted mind tried to comprehend
These moon signs, sun signs,
Whatever other celestial body signs
And his patience sent me into a spiral of guilt
Because my impatience made me want to
Throw my Cancer crabs at his face...
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