Friday, February 8, 2013

"leaving the house"

"leaving the house"
with thoughts of morning by jake kilroy.

when i rolled out of bed,
all the piano keys tumbled out of my throat.
when i hit the shower,
all the paint drops adorned me immaculate.
when i dressed myself,
all the blankets i wrote at campfires swarmed me.
when i poured my cereal,
all the mysteries of the world were finally solved.

but when i started the car,
there was just the hum of the engine
and one bird singing a sour note far beyond.

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