kidsyish poems

Like Peas in a Pod Ma and I are very different,(That’s what lots of strangers think.)Cuz I was born in shades of brown,and she was born in pink. Ma and I are very differentsays people who should know.Cuz my skin gets real dark in summer,and hers is always snow. But Ma and I know we’re alike,if you can look past hue:cuz she likes her peas … Continue reading kidsyish poems

a gift

I’ve gotten really good at missing people. I keep the masterpiece of them painted on the inside my eyelids, and they barely ever drip down as tears. I tuck the manuscript of them just under my skin, and they barely ever break through as goosebumps. I isolate myself with the reasons I love them, and they keep me warm. I light myself with the reasons … Continue reading a gift