The answer of the violin

She wakes up after dreams of Broadway lights to find a ridiculous glimmer on the nightstand. Another nine-to-five routine awaits in a basement full of desks and lamps, and she comforts herself with the offerings of the light in the fridge. Bag ready, umbrella broken. She steps outside and walks toward the daily trade of [...]

By | 2017-08-03T03:33:03+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Poetry|0 Comments

Cups of anxiety

Outside the cafe, the bees do their waggle dance as I get lost trying to follow their directions. Next to my table, vapor escapes another cup of anxiety to play with the smoke of an old man's cigarette. They swirl and dance, as if emulating the bees, as if trying to explain it to me. [...]

By | 2017-08-03T03:33:24+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Poetry|0 Comments

Homesick thoughts

I woke up in the middle of the night and stayed in bed with my eyes closed for a while, trying to get back to sleep. It was about five in the morning when I gave up and jumped out of bed. The summer had been officially over for two weeks. I don't particularly enjoy [...]

By | 2017-07-28T01:25:03+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Poetry|0 Comments