2020-08-22 – Rocking Boat

i turn to dry erase,
prematurely,

i spit quick, then
split too early,

i fail to embrace my
misdemeanors,

but bloom sporadically from
the traps and straps that
stunt creative
growth,

i turn away from love
prematurely,

then back towards her
in desperation,

and she’s alseep
for both..

++++

and dreams right on
through my waves
of immaturity
,

she in her sea of
sheets, me in
my rocking
boat.

Tattered Sailsman
igram: 
https://www.instagram.com/grumpygorman/?hl=en

…sea spray keeps the eyes afloat.

2 thoughts on “2020-08-22 – Rocking Boat

    • Thanks! I realized after posting that I made a critical word error.. it should read “she dreams through waves of MY immaturity!” oops! I actually don’t blame the girl in the poem for sleeping… sometimes letting someone figure their way out of their own spin is the kinder thing to do, and it gets you more sleep! 😉

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