Noon heat. Trees threw down
shadows shaped like triumph the
Sun wilted beneath.
He found her out on the back porch steps; her favorite place when she needed to get out of that stuffy house. It was her escape even as a child, maybe they shouldn't have moved in...
EVERYONE: Here are some Questions you can ask a child when contributing to the "Ask A Kid" collab. CONTRIBUTE HERE
RE: THE NUMBER TWO
RE: YOUR MOM
boil your ink, close all
your gods away, take your
tongue apart and leave me
the pieces. your hands
may be heavy with dust
but they are still solid,
they remember how to eat.
The thread-worn heel of my shoe has cut through my achilles'
Beckoned on by taurine and sugar-sweet amphetamine
Days passed with the hours and eons with the minutes
The Mythology of:
RE: THE NUMBER TWO (example=Janus, the Two-Faced God)
RE: SECRETS (example=Jana, the Goddess of Secrets)
RE: SCHOOL (example=Apollo, the God of Knowledge)
When raising children,
Please keep in mind...
There's power in routine,
Consistency, the grind.
Kids develop quickly,
The first five years are key.
Fill this time with laughter, love,
"I was about eight when I first realised the futility of human existence. 'Why did the cow cross the road?' they asked. 'It wanted to go to the moo-vies,' I replied. 'No,' they...
Do not tell them, "You will live."
They have already seen utter darkness or glorious light
and they will despair and fall inside themselves
because they are not believed.
The time to come
Is the time to go
An arrow quivering
From an archer's bow
It's here tomorrow
And gone today
Lays in wait along the way
If you wonder why
The way her hair catches the light is beyond compare
Her smile is slightly crooked
Which embarrasses her
But her skin is so soft and her gentle hands will explore every part of you...