Quiet

Perhaps
I should
be
quiet

let the silence
swallow
my worries
my pain
me

I cannot touch
any of these
feelings

i try
to write
about now

yet i cannot
describe
the present

I'm too
happy
to ponder

I wanna
linger
on the good
side

Tsunami

I sit at a coffee shop
no computer, no phone
just coffee
and I

a tsunami starts inside
finally processing the past few months


it is the physical
manifestation
of all the
hellos
goodbyes
the drives
scares
connections
failures
loneliness

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I feel tingling
trembling
warmth

I hear my heart beat so loud
demanding my undivided attention
the tsunami bursts out of my eyes
pouring an ocean wave: a tear

I look around
the coffee shop is empty
and so am i