An important first step along the path to a possible
tie-up: rake them into a pile and chop them up
because they keep the part of your brain that’s
only interested in rewards.
It’s the response to your anxiety that’s
helpful or hurtful, that tell-tale crusty texture
which signals that all the juice has been locked
inside. It took her four years before she opened
because she didn’t intend to be replicable.
these problems pale in comparison to blatant
Inspired by the Poetics prompt on dVerse Poets Pub.