I have turned my words
into almond blossoms
and scattered them on your bed.
I’ve built my body
into a resting place for your head –
one that will hold true
when dark days come,
as they do.
March 21, 2015
I could not build you a castle of pearl.
I don’t shine like Gabriel. We’re all
of the earth. There’s nothing indestructible
inside us but love. Continue reading →
I can’t promise never to hurt you,
but I promise anyway,
because that’s what people do. Continue reading →