rupture, rinse, repeat

I thrive upon routine;
Rupture, die, rinse, repeat;
No night is complete without
Honey-lavender leaves
Dried, boiled, steeped at my bed side.
I desire stability;
I desire my own warmth at night,
My own skin, my own breaths,
My own arms tucked tight around me.
I am
The only one
I know with all certainty
Will never abandon me by morning.
I wake up with the sun and cleanse thoroughly
Whatever ails I fought the night before;
I am always fighting.
I crave routine and the sounds of summer,
The softness of winter,
My worn, steady hand –
“You can’t make me sad
Because I already am.”



2 thoughts on “rupture, rinse, repeat”

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    1. Hi! I have in the past seen my work published in an article without credit or my permission, but that was only once (that I’ve discovered.) I really don’t mind seeing tidbits or quotes floating around, though I certainly would prefer my name to be attached… I wish I knew how to help! But unfortunately, other than putting up warnings about content theft on each post, I can’t think of a way to discourage people from being people. I suggest retroactively contacting whoever is posting your work and asking them to either give credit or take it down. Let me know if you figure something out!


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