to meet someone new and old in person
to have the time to really get to know them
when did connection become about a literal spark?
(though I don’t think we’ve met yet)
and that good ol’ fashioned lightning.
“I was told many times that I should stay at Microsoft and be grateful for the job I had there. And I believe in being grateful. But don’t let gratefulness hide the hunger that you have within.” – Karen X. Cheng
What’s your favorite thing about your life right now?
it’s only a matter of time.”
scratch in that direction,
and eventually the drops accumulate,
deep as the ocean.
about picking up a landline telephone
the dial tone
the glow-in-the-dark balloon
floating its way up into the night sky?
It took its place among the stars until it
It’s latex bits never making their way back home
getting caught in the frenzy of the atmosphere. If I were a child,
I would have cried.
But they say I’m just too old for that. So I keep
a salt water ocean
behind my eyes
will one day find
its way // home again.