Tuesday, October 25, 2022

the general forecast

maybe ten thousand feet above us 
clouds are tonguing other clouds
stories are being built

way down here, I track every one
of your expressions, use them
to read my fortune 

soon a roving satellite will learn 
when your smile dawns, I can
ask you about/for anything 

Pic: Red Cedar, MSU


StephLove said...

That middle stanza, I've been there, both in romantic and maternal contexts.

maya said...

Oh, Steph! Me too!

I realized that I mostly do this in maternal contexts now after I finished writing it.


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