Poems That I Sorta Recently Realized That I Do Like

*this page is going to be somewhat harder to upkeep, given that chunks of poetry might seem rather messy and all, but i will see what i can do
 
 
Light
 
 
1. He wants to say ‘I love you’

but only says goodnight

because love will mean some falling

and she’s afraid of heights
 
 
2. Nay, weights and measures do us both a wrong
 
 
3. I’m really very fond of you,
he said.
 
 
4. Text – CAD
 
 
5. such small hands (!)
 
 
 
Heavy
 
 
1. Why I Don’t Mention Flowers When Conversations With My Brother Reach Uncomfortable Silences
 
 
 
Unbearable Lightness
 
 
1.

He starts to laugh,

and laughter rolling like a hoop out of His mouth

and into mine

 

2.

and fasted a new skin around it

as if I were dressing an orange

or a strange sun.

 

3. Small Wire, by Anne Sexton

 

4. Pardon me, deserts, that I don’t rush to you bearing a spoonful of water.

 

5. and every part of you says yes including the toes

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