love thy neighbor

she eats a tomato salad
in a white chair
set on freshly cut grass

she says she loves people
like me
but she believes this indulgence is
a sin

she doesn’t take her sunglasses off

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Chasing Sunsets (2014, re-edited)

Chasing sunsets
For the dark to never fall around me
Wrapping me in the sheets of all things left unsaid
I am trying
To touch the world in a new way
But I can only speak in past tenses

I feel old, love

I used to think I recognized your voice
But I know now I only heard my own
And the lines of your face feel
Drawn on
Like a figment of my imagination

Chasing sunsets
There’s no music to be faced
I guess I just need loneliness to be filled
With your colors

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Click n’
Load
My files are corrupted
Dishonest technologies
Do you dream sometimes?
The skies were blue and it smelled
Of gasoline
It felt like a heavy heat
And I shivered
It felt like bliss, like love
The Slaughterhouse
I’ve never been as graceful
As when I leaned into your absence
It must have been a dream
Months later, the phone buzzes
Click n’
Swipe left
On my memory card
Do I still love you
Or is it you dreaming
Of someone missing you?