Poems

When I Turned Thirty

𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐈 𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐲Fucks fell out of the sky Like the first shower in July And for once I didn't try to hoard them in my hands. I have less to give now and so I choose the things I care about. When I turned thirty Boulders fell off of my shoulders And pennies fell … Continue reading When I Turned Thirty

Enoughness

I remind myself of my enoughness everyday. It's right there in my calendarNestled between nudges to"Take meds" and"Drink water now!"My reminder reads"Enough."And this is enough. Because some days I am notEnough enoughTo not care about what others will think.What if I write"I am enough."And my best friend takes a peekAsks me about this New-Agey nonsense?Then … Continue reading Enoughness

Here Lies Betty Draper

Paper houses In paper towns Are made out of thin air Blown into ancient wounds. Doll houses And perfect smiles Are made to house vacant souls. I spend my days Learning the anatomy of the old. I read her eyes for omens foretold Her figure unfolds as The girdles Around her breathe Breaking houses and … Continue reading Here Lies Betty Draper