I remember the walls. We sure knew how to fill a space. Before we decided to try
an open floor plan— Instantaneous weightlessness!
Please grab hold of something.
I need to share what I know now about me: I really do miss all the rooms, the decor, and our friends! I cannot live without gravity.
Lights had gone out
once again It was dark long enough for me to forget warmth The idea of brightness was nowhere to be seen Until today I held a random match I found Instinctively, I scraped its head across a surface Suddenly light! I could begin
I threw away his homework because he called me ugly He had many things disappear that year I felt better and better each and every single day People really should know: They ask for it when they pick on other people— Bullies can become the prey
Let’s be clear—I’m here Naked and molding Into the ground My amygdala was shot Out of the cannon Into the sky For the last time Maybe I’ll stay Maybe I’ll fly away Come see this retiree Confident and quite sure He has nowhere to be
She forgot she believed
she was going to leave
There was a place somewhere
waiting to be her true destiny
But, the glue she never knew
was underneath her feet—
has left her stuck no longer trying
to be where she could be