I once saw an empty noose swinging from the gnarled limbs
of a pecan tree, and it reminded me of the shifting tectonic plates
my grandmother swore she saw beneath my grandfather’s skin
the first time she placed her palms over his chest.
Sometimes, everything means knowing that nothing can hold…
some of the people whom i love are meredith, callum, sebastian, timothy, michael, sara, ottilie, hollan, oli, george, jarrod, jack, jordan, mr northcotte, robyn, ellen, freya, nicola, romany, vicki, ruth, tree, taryn, catherine, and lana.