Stepmother Tongue

I no longer speak
My native tongue.
She feels foreign
Like a steroid growth
Ever sprouting empty plosives
And vowels uncommitted.

(130 Characters incl spaces)

#Micropoetry

on the 18:36

a crisp packet lies Seasalt
and empty on the table
open, like a basking-shark, its jaws
swallowing, silver-dark the corner
of my Smoky Bacon

(140 Characters incl spaces)

#Micropoetry

on the 18:36

a crisp packet lies Seasalt
and empty on the table
open, like a basking-shark, its jaws
swallowing, silver-dark the corner
of my Smoky Bacon

(140 Characters incl spaces)

#Micropoetry

Marylin Manroe

Klinks of empty bottles on concrete
lazy heat not flowing…
sloshing about in puddles,
blowing in my hair..
my hair?
yes
and

(125 characters incl. spaces)

#micropoetry

When my little cup spills

When my little cup spills and is empty, a desert overtakes my mind
words evaporate and I become a cactus
still, gathering strength

(133 characters incl. spaces)

#micropoetry

Hunger

empty..
the scent
of starch..
fills his
rice bowl…

(53 characters incl. spaces)

#micropoetry

House

empty house..
our shadows
still on the walls…

(47 characters incl. spaces)

#micropoetry

Untitled

all i am is a body
no more, no less.
how can i, so empty
become such a mess.

(76 characters incl. spaces)

#micropoetry