you are everything I want
you are a poem I cannot write
a word I cannot translate
you are an exit wound
a name I cannot bring myself
to say aloud

Jeanann Verlee


Audrey Hepburn in Times Square, 1950s.



I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’

Kurt Vonnegut


The mission’s been updated. I’m going back for you now.

you’ll count your time with her in seconds
to make it seem fair,
to help yourself understand why you take
such risks

Jessica Dawson
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