I love that brown
by that red shirt.
The slanted eyebrows
move them in waves
it’s the sea.
but I still carried your mothers in a pouch so that you can grow in my love
walking over the broken fence, skipping across the railroad tracks, tripping over rocks to get there. I followed you, and your footsteps to get to the hill. to see the sun set over the bay.
Of course, I tore you from your mother and planted you in dirt, in a pot where another one of you had died.
I laughed at you
all the time.
Was that on
Why do you look
so tired nowadays?
Have you always
been this tired?
Don’t smile for my sake.
I moved you several times…
I don’t know why you picked this place. this location is much prettier than most you have taken me to. I would have loved to see more… Do you think if we went out to more scenic locations, you would have still loved me?
I just know that I will take care of you now.
Your smile is
Who took care of you before I carried you away? Her sons did not want you. You remind them of their dead mother.
I did not think what we had was beautiful at all. I pretended to be sad, for your sake.
but don’t worry now, my child, I brought you home. And I will nurse you until you are grown.
But you are too
logical to believe
facts are iron clad.
I just want to work hard so that I can build a house for you.
I wanted to smile. you wanted to get rid of me.
Just let me sink into the sea and you can be on your way…
when will i
see you again?
sense to me-
I’ve made up my mind.