falling planets

falling planets                                January 24, 2016
i found the key jupiter used to wear
for unlocking my heart in the box
with my cat’s cradle string
still on it’s heavy chain and all tangled
with childhoods detritus and brass
trolley tokens saying COLORADO

my hand still stings from the side of his face
as i left on an aching march night
my lips burning from our last kiss
and a galaxy of ice cold stars
falling in my throat where words
were no more to slide smoothly

About m

My ego wants to think I'm a writer but my heart knows I'm just another one of God's Kids who sometimes has words to say. 2 human kids and 3 feline kids call me Mom. Or Mooooooom. Or mewom, depending which you ask. I'm kinda-sorta busy being a student again; this time I signed myself up for a bizarre torture known as Graduate School. Theoretically in 4ish years I'll have earned some more nice letters to put with my name. Let's face it, I'm addicted to learning and probably need rehab to restore me to sanity and remove the obsession to read books. I don't remember what free time is but I think I like to spend it sleeping or playing in the mud on a river bank.
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