we had three years to tell each other everything but we didn’t.

we had three years to try before time was up


bird puts the sky in two

that was nesbitt.  thirty years before, one school boy teaching the others to make their parents feel self-conscious.


my life; the miracles

and me.  i am never

more than, never worse

than a miracle once.

so i do, and marry myself here,

it feels like me.


only when sure in the soul of an enemy, you are ready to set about making friends with self.