Heroes

I saw a movie about us the other day. There were worlds rising and collapsing, Lovers hid behind brave faces but everyone knew. There were heroes in it too. In our story we never say anything either… But if tomorrow the Earth shook and stairs gave away, if lights flickered …

HUMBLE: YOU

People are really annoying, aren’t they? They make everything about them While in your little bubble, It’s all about you. You’re your life’s protagonist And the author too. You decide what’s real Inspite of God and the Universe You’re the hands on the steering wheel. . . . Right? People …

Tangerine

My horizon is a dusty orange glow It takes me back to other oranges that feel like my mother’s lukewarm hugs in our living room back when the eggshell walls swallowed the crisp yellow to spit back a clement honey glow. They resemble the photon spill on his olive skin …

An excerpt

…. Loving you was like a natural disaster Unavoidable really And not something you can plead with to take it easy on you I doubt you can convince the floods to love you and go the other way I doubt you can negotiate terms with a tsunami or a tornado …

If you told me you never cry I'd call you out on your big fat lie Tears are for your eyes To keep your corneas clean To cry is for the despondency within.

…It should be okay Be to sad sometimes Because sadness is heavy It keeps our feet on the ground Happiness,Not one where you brazenly laugh And look around to check if they've heard Or the one you wear round your neckAnd open your blouse to let them seeBut real happiness,swells …

ጉሮሮውን ጠራረገና ወረቀቱን ጠበቅ አድርጎ ለመጀመር እንደገናፍርሐቱን ለመደበቅ በፈገግታ አይኑ እያየኝ"ልቤ እየመታ አስቸገረኝ" አለኝ::የዋህነት ሲፈታተንህ ነውተራነትህ ካላስደነገጠህማምኑን ኖርከውበደንብ ምታ በለው::

When we're older we'll tell storiesOf the time as little kidsAliens came to our home.They lived their lives in boxes and boxesAnd saved their emotions in their little pockets.Their smiles stopped just short of their eyesStrong arms and stronger mindsBut still they tripped and fell over on little rocksAnd the …

Young Adult

We were minds of timid curiosity Touching, prodding, slowly patting If it bites, jump back but it must be okay if it doesn’t. Overly imaginative, a little crazy and very stupid But I guess it’s all the same It was celebrated Or met with a slap on the wrist To …