We Built A House

We built a house We built a house With our bare hands Cementing, disheveled, shoveling Meticulously constructing a secure foundation Preparing plans, re-planning, reconstructing. We built a house But I was hungry And bored of the labor Menial Meticulously constructing a way out Of us Not a legacy passed down or a legacy given up … Continue reading We Built A House

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Bigger Than The Barrel

I wanted to be a stunt double. Everyone I knew was so afraid of danger, but danger was everywhere. I reasoned that it didn't make sense to be afraid, the only way 'round was through. I wanted to be a dancer, but even before that there was poetry. I loved with a love that was … Continue reading Bigger Than The Barrel