Are You Still Mad?

are you still mad I kicked you out of bed?are you still mad I gave you ultimatums?are you still mad I compared you to allmy forty year old male friends?are you still mad I shared our problemswith everybody? are you still mad I had an emotional affair?are you still mad I tried to mold you […]

Can't Not

i’d be lying if I said I was completely unscathedI might be proving you right with my silence or my retaliationwould I be letting you win in my non reaction?how would I explain?how would I explain this to my children if I had them?because I can’t notbecause I can’t notbecause I can’t afford to be […]

Baba

i’ve seen them kneelwith baited breath for the rituali’ve watched this experience raisethem to pseudo higher levelsi’ve watched them leave their familiesin pursuit of your nirvanai’ve seen them coming to line upfrom switzerland to america how long will this take babahow long have we been sleepingdo you see me hanging on toevery word you sayhow […]

That I Would Be Good

That I would be good even if I did nothingThat I would be good even if I got the thumbs downThat I would be good if I got and stayed sickThat I would be good even if I gained ten pounds That I would be fine even if I went bankruptThat I would be good […]

So Unsexy

Oh these little rejections how they add up quicklyOne small sideways look and I feel so ungoodSomewhere along the way I think I gave you the power to makeMe feel the way I thought only my father could Oh these little rejections how they seem so real to meOne forgotten birthday I’m all but cooked […]

Superman

I’m lookin’ for someone who can made me feelA serious love like Juliet’s is realA little impulsive and a boy at heartA little bit shy but he’ll be oh so smart Superman I need a superman You got a complicated girl like meHe’s gotta be fair and treat me properly yeahI want him to understand […]

So Pure

You from New York you are so relevantYou reduce me to cosmic tearsLuminous more so than most anyoneUnapologetically alive knot in my stomachAnd lump in my throatI love you when you dance when you freestyle in tranceSo pure such an expressionSuppossed former infatuation junkieI sink three pointers and you wax poeticallyI love you when you […]

Ironic

An old man turned ninety-eightHe won the lottery and died the next dayIt’s a black fly in your ChardonnayIt’s a death row pardon two minutes too lateAnd isn’t it ironic…dontcha think It’s like rain on your wedding dayIt’s a free ride when you’ve already paidIt’s the good advice that you just didn’t takeWho would’ve thought…it […]

Forgiven

You know how us Catholic girls can beWe make up for so much time a little too lateI never forgot it, confusing as it wasNo fun with no guilt feelingsThe sinners, the saviors, the loverless priestsI’ll see you next Sunday We all had our reasons to be thereWe all had a thing or two to […]

Forgive Me Love

I went to your houseWalked up the stairsI opened your door without ringing a bellI walked down the hallInto your roomWhere I could smell youAnd IShouldn’t be hereWithout PermissionShouldn’t be hereWould you forgive me loveIf I danced in your showerWould you forgive me loveIf I laid in your bedWould you forgive me loveIf I stayed […]