I wrote this piece in the early summer of 2015. It was Sunday when I last saw her. I was not her first choice as a companion for the day, but the sun was hiding behind lavender clouds and the air smelled so vibrant that she could not leave me behind. I am the friend… Read More The Umbrella’s Lament
What does it take for me to be as hot as that meatball sandwich you are eating? Because you made that with more love than you ever made love to me.
I wrote this poem in the winter of 2015. It was inspired by Kevin Olusola’s performance of Julie-O by Mark Summer. She Lights up rain-soaked sidewalks Melting tears with a paint brush She Holds every inch of my skin Highlighting freckles and frown lines in gold She Is the sunshine that I can’t quite feel… Read More The Rainy Month of Julie