END OF LEASE
A whole year gone by. On the anniversary of the death of us, I crushed myself like a pill bug: laughable armor but brave, still
and slept forever, or wished I did, the dog curled around my little concavity
The sun is out now; they say
Spring is here. And I was born two days ago. For the first time felt reason to unfurl. Imagine that, my body here, a celebration. No, hasty: an acceptance
The days are growing longer. And I was born two days ago; lighter this time - practically afloat. Winter shed. Watershed.
Ache and bone extracted. The weight of you.
Today is Monday. And
I was born two days ago. I want to apologize but
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