Middle Sibling

Your wiry brow furrows sternly,
I’m too emotional,
you say?
I stole your thunder, left a mark
where it didn’t belong,
you say?
You prefer that I disappear?
Saddened, I obliged.

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The Way I Love You

you love me the way
you love trees
I love trees too
but that is not the
way I love you
you love her
the way others
don’t understand
that is the way
I love you

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in my sleepless nights
when all birds are silent
I can sometimes hear
the droning gallop
of the apocalyptic horsemen

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morning melody

if I wish to, I’ll wake you up next morning
with coffee, kiss and a song without words
which will sing any death off your brain

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