I’m just sharing food for thought, you do the dishes.
“So, what makes you think you’re better than everyone else” I asked December.“What do you mean?” he replied “Well you certainly love all the attention” I said“I see” he said with a sigh “You see, Steven” he continued “I’m a month of ‘behind the scenes’-when seasons change, critters burrow, plants regenerate; it’s really quite a thing. I think that human beings are only using me. To bring joy to themselves by subconsciously making visible all that is unseen”I sat there stunned, honestly amazed. For I was just poking fun but December wasn’t fazed. He just sat there, slightly smiling, returning a chilly gaze.
Your open secret is old news My soul sings the blues and 90’s grunge I have a hunchPunch drunk from the haymakers of your loveI’ve had enough
My first time
We were in Scotty’s backyardTucked behind the trampoline right before the creekI was nervousI didn’t understand what the Coke can was forWho knew a plant would change my life so much
You’re scared of giving it your allYou hope everything turns out okYou dream of a grander futureBut let’s just focus on today
First you feel the surfaceEvery bump, every scratch Squeeze But not too hard Next, pull out your needleLubricate before insertionGive it about 10 good pumpsThat’s how you inflate a basketball
Drunken nights and family daysDogs bark while children playI wouldn’t have it any other wayGod bless the little things
I watched as he hit her again“Mom” I whimpered“Shut your mouth or you’re next!”I sat in my closet, quiet, rage boiling inside of me.
“Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence”-Longfellow
I am the lotusEat of my fruit and see what goes unnoticed Soft center and a sweet exteriorDrawing those in the dream state we call reality nearer