Category: buttonpoetry

So far you are still gone. So far I am still b…

So far you are still gone. So far I am still beautiful.

There will, one day, be another war, and anoth…

There will, one day, be another war, and another, and the theory of everything comes down to grass and is simply grass, which grows long and green and endlessly. There are one hundred ways to destroy it, and there one hundred more ways it will find its way back out of the dirt.

Sometimes family & close friends will betr…

Sometimes family & close friends will betray God & then the earth can’t remember the last time it ate.

A lie this big could move these mountains, but…

A lie this big could move these mountains, but the truth could obliterate them.

My mother speaks to me in Japanese. Most days …

My mother speaks to me in Japanese. Most days I do not have the strength to ask her to translate the big words ‘We burned that house down mother don’t you remember?’

You should know where we’re going, where we ha…

You should know where we’re going, where we have found ourselves again, the simple and tired metaphor.

When an event goes wrong it is encouraged to t…

When an event goes wrong it is encouraged to thank God anyway. God makes no mistakes is the string that keeps me tied to him.

We’re supposed to take things slow, and we wil…

We’re supposed to take things slow, and we will. We’ll talk slow, we’ll eat slow, reveal everything we’ve kept hidden, just like that, slow.

I am so full of hope. I am just like my son.

I am so full of hope. I am just like my son.

Remember: white supremacy is not a shark; it i…

Remember: white supremacy is not a shark; it is the water.