Poem 2:

Boys.

Boys who laugh.

Boys who laugh at silliness.

Boys who laugh with each other.

Boys who have coffee.

Boys who hold hands and tell each other stories.

Boys who hold hands and laugh.

Boys who listen to each others nonsense.

Boys who cook together.

Boys who get messy cooking.

Boys who eat together.

Boys who have wine together.

Boys who watch shitty TV together.

Boys who laugh.

Boys who go to the beach together.

Boys who cry together.

Boys who hike.

Boys who explore together.

Boys who drink, fuck and repeat.

Boys who sleep together.

Boys who dream together.

Boys who are alive.

Wake up. Work.

Wake up, read.

Listen.

Repeat.

Read.

Sleep.

Try to sleep.

Can’t sleep.

“Wake up.”

Read.

Memorize.

Listen.

Watch.

Write.

Deadline.

Write.

Swipe, ignored, swipe, no match, swipe, ignored. Repeat.

Repeat.

Repeat.

Drone on.

Write … Writing… Writ —

A Daydream:

Holding hands.

A Laugh.

Coffee.

A cuddle.

Smiles.

Silliness.

:Pop:

A deadline.

Commute.

Drone on.

Write.

Repeat.

Drink.

“Sleep.”

Repeat.

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