Sunday, September 18, 2022

how do you know

how do you know
the sudden bunny in the trees
a streak of white tail a trail
ringing in the heart 

how do you know
the storm hovering overhead
brooding here, eager to grab
cobwebs and hope

how do you know
the scream waiting in readiness 
to jump out of the darkness
that is my throat 

I don't know 
I wait to reckon with these knots 
with silent prayers to calm
the angry seas inside 

Pic: Nu and At taking off for a walk-and-talk post dinner. Things did not go as I'd hoped. 


Nicole MacPherson said...

I'm so sorry things are not going well right now Maya. xoxoxo

StephLove said...

You know, if you ever want to talk more privately about what's going on with Nu, you can email me. You probably have my address from me commenting on your blog, but if not, it's It's also fine if you don't care to, of course.

Gillian said...

I like the "sudden bunny".

maya said...

Thank you so much, Nicole, StephLove, and Gillian.

StephLove-just emailed you :)! (People's emails don't show up on my end, so thank you for the addy.)

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