top of page


i see you in everything—the sun slanting into the back seat of my car, the way a stranger’s neck flows into their left shoulder at exactly the same curvature as yours, the cupid’s bow of your upper lip in every onscreen actor i root for. it’s obsession.

but what can’t i let go of? the way you took a phone call about another girl in front of me? surely not the way you spent an entire dinner talking about your ex? or the way you called me needy when i asked for the bare minimum?

the bad stuff hurt, but the worst part is that my brain has to work so hard to remember it. because when i think of you, i think of your quick smile, the soft stroke of your hand on my face, the look in your eyes when we... how can a human body be so stupid as to latch onto the first thing that touches it? sentiment is a prison.

sometimes there is no closure. flush the drug, drink your water, and hope one day the sun in the back of your car will just be the sun again.

28 views1 comment

Recent Posts

See All

each time i find myself creating new love is another time that i learn i never really lost it. it exists in me forever, pushing the boundaries of my heart until i am heavy and empty at the same time.

i deserve the love i want. i deserve clarity and certainty. the next time i fall in love, i won’t need to convince myself of it. it will just be the plain truth. i won’t need to write roundabout prose

no one’s perfect but you are very good

bottom of page