To be a boy To count, to turn, to see, and frame Her face, the morning, a clock, the train To walk down steps as it moves away To hold your breath and go about your day. Denaturation To lovers choosing lovers of a similar ilk; Kindly observe as I pour salt into milk Until the 27th Christmas visits to …

Shadow puppets

Weight / Weightlessness

An immeasurable weight and weightlessness both In my stomach, behind my eyes When I imagine you walking On your way to where the trains come in Happy, listening to music Years after I have become nothing.