You asked, ‘what’s it like having a twin brother?’ Glancing up from my sketchpad, I replied, ‘I’m my brothers’ keeper.’ It may have come across as distant, dismissive and cold. Little did you know, that in time you would come to learn the true weight of those words and how they weighed me down…
Looking back at that day, it was riddled with foreshadowing, the beginning, middle and end I met you in a downpour and you pulled up to take me to the house, which would be home for the next three days. In the rain, I appeared pitiful but admirable, hopeful but desperate. To me, you wereContinue reading “First Impressions II: Foreshadowing”
A black Micron 05, is what you remember I used to take notes that day. Corralling cats, is what I remember of how you described working with our team. That day, we proved that we were memorable to someone, but we didn’t know it was to each other.
My first vaccination dose was scheduled for 1 P.M. that afternoon. The sun was shining brightly that morning. Or rather, I think it was. I never found out if the sun was shining brightly as it did everyday, because that morning, I fell out of bed, but here’s the kicker, my bed’s not even 2ftContinue reading “Distraction”
Extra If I had to use one word to describe you, Extra, would be it You don’t ask much of me But when it comes to your watering, if it’s not done with the quickness, you droop like no one’s business Sometimes I think you get a kick out of my reactions to your drooping,Continue reading “My Dear Sweet Potato Vine”