Today, I rise / with purpose.
there will be no floor to receive it
No carrot in / front of you
If we pivot one way, / the universe conspires / and aligns to give us / all our heart’s desires
will today be the day the enemy overtakes me?
certainty in the chaos
Pain locks horns / with uncertainty
like the butterfly / you thought was a leaf
Thirty percent chance of the kindness of strangers.
Iron moth wings flap, creaking/