cool tricks to share with your kids
Imagine a butterfly talking. Imagine a butterfly gently landing on your shoulder and whispering the Gettysburg Address in your ear
Hugging shorter people and resting your head on theirs
Hugging taller people and having your head against their chest
Hugging people your height and pressing your face against their shoulder
Hugging people and getting picked up by them
Not having people to hug
Giving a hug that comes off as weird
This post describes me in every way
I used to be scared of being alone.
I had a habit of sitting next to strangers
on the bus
despite there being empty seats,
wrote my number on restaurant tables.
I sent drunk texts to my ex-lovers
hoping one of them would miss me too.
It will take you months, I learned,
before solitude grows on you.
Often, you will have to leave
before you are ready.
But it is worth waiting for.
One day, you will be able to say,
‘This poem is not for you
and I am not sad.’
petition to shoot all the spiders into space
what’re you going to do when bugs multiply to numbers we can’t control
shoot them into space
what will you do if the radiation in space turns the spiders into giant intelligent mutants who will come back to rule Earth?
shoot myself into space