On learning how to pet a dog

Growing up, I'm a little ashamed to admit, I've always been scared of dogs. Not because I ever had any kind of negative experience with any I'd known, rather, I used to be particularly fond of one from back when I wasn't old enough to have long-lasting memories of what and who I loved. I …

Paper Flowers

do you ever think of me, making paperflowers out of dusty sheets,piercing holes for stems that hold nowater, stapling wounds onbroken skin, getting ready to rid me ofany hope i had for us, did youever once realise that paper flowers,they last so much longer? ~ Apparently continuing with my origami theme from last time hehe.I …

Origami hearts.

Can't be a poet without a little heartbreak? Watch me as I channel my lockdown depression into some! I don't know when this turned into a sad piece, but hey, as long as it's self-inflicted.

Photograph

"Photographs are fake" she says, as she shreds the last remaining vestige, the last remaining reminder of what apparently was, what maybe could have been, what was crafted by the shrewd excuse for a photographer that was their neighbour, who had no doubt heard the screams at nighttime and at daytime and at any waking …