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.
about picking up a landline telephone
the dial tone
in the shallow water, pushed about
by the waves like
a bowling pin doll, heavy
on the bottom.
she didn’t like
how it made her feel
unstable. she wondered
if it was a
of ice clinking in a glass
the sound of luxury,
of afternoon coffee-in-a-glass symphony.
when the gecko came out of the toaster
as she was making