…biggest, most terrible loves.Redwood branches. You have more limbs today than you hadYesterday. More room in your chest. No one can take anything from you. When you arrived, you were already whole.
…his.Do notGrow a thick skin over your heart.Thick skins are for armadillos and bears and lawyersAnd the ruins of this cityAre where you will build StaircasesOut of paper and bits of fabric, they will notLast the nightBut you will love themAnyway