letter to someone 


u plant grains in her head
that cant be dug out,
seeds too deep to seek light.

u tell her, be mindful
when she can’t perceive feelings
an unfamiliar land

u should see her dying,
to know how it looks,
rock chipped off in chunks

ground dust
left as piles of sand
stack of papers between her hands

words thought to have arrived,
but can’t be read, unrecognizable
arid desert denying water exists

do u know what it is
to wrestle in the dark?
to feel words as grist?

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s