Love is a $ sign

“More, more, MORE!” whines the voice inside your head Your id’s become your identity,  instant gratification thy middle name. Every vein pulsating with greed Lusting evermore for the latest, the coolest, the best  For thy passion of the day, the hour, the minute, the second. Satiation is the scapegoat;  Disguise consumerism as self-care As you…

Communion

In my senior year of high school, our summer assignment for AP English was to read How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas Foster. The only thing I remember from that book was:  Food=Communion.  Doesn’t matter if there’s no Jesus in it. Food=Communion.  The idea of people coming together to share their thoughts…

Today

Hot cup of cocoa caressed by clammy palms You lie warm and content in the embrace of your old blanket Cocooned by alternating layers of fur and nostalgia Soaking in the crimson sunrise A gentle rain trickles down from the sky Flirting with your flimsy window-panes Tapping in tune to the sashay of the palm…