blue

8.08.2017

blue sky today –
looks washed clean, new
paint applied, no cracks
along the sideboards.

i light candles
that burn down to nothing,
for in this space
it is always dark.

text messages
are uncertain things;
notification alerts
like mini-panic attacks.

i make lists
to fill trash liners,
and whisper your
name on southern winds.

tiny pinpricks
through facade
made light shafts
on this shallow grave.

and suddenly i can see
all along what was wrong
was me, and my bothers
will never bother you.
here i am alone in blue.

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One Response to “blue”

  1. Edward Perdomo Says:

    Notification alerts = mini panic attacks? *Kappa*
    Still, whoever this person is. I hope each day he’s more and more in the background, really hope it’s behind you now.

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