Casually spread over striped sheets and throw pillows purple, blue, red I lie on my bed phone by my head chatting away with an old friend one of those routine correspondences– monthly ok, bi-monthly ok, I should call her more often. –nothing too circumstantial simple and pleasant, but insubstantial
How’s life? How’s school? Got a boyfriend? Remember when?
Years of shared experiences Compressed like books between bookends Cuz time doesn’t just “pass” No, Time definitely stacks Condensing years into angular spaces As others accumulate in adjacent places.
Say hi to the family! Oh by the way, heard about your brother… I’ve got a cousin twice removed… same deal… I get it.