June 25, 2009

Our House And (2/6/2007) Formatting lost

our House and


Wandering the aisles
of the local target, we
shop for Mother’s Day.


Domestic airs mundanely
5 overcoming, as I search
for furniture I
cannot afford, longing
for the day when my couches
aren’t second hand
10 gifts, castoffs
from the world, teetering
between use and failure,
patched by duct tape.

Storage Solutions

You slide by my side
15 remarking at a bookcase
with broken lines, shelves
at odd angles and pointing
you speak of the pattern,
“We could put knick-
20 knacks among the books.”

Telling too much

We may never
have a house but
at least we have
a color scheme