temporary stationary

thank you for pulling me away
from homes that did not care for me
then pushing me toward the familial warmth that never left

thank you for keeping a globe in your living room
as a subtle reminder
that you travel a boundless, divergent path

thank you thank you thank you
for keeping me up past 3 am
for pulling apart these temporal lobes
for whisking memory past frothy dream
into the panna cotta present, a savored sweet

thank you for the moment
thank you for consistency
thank you for staying private
so you could win in secrecy

2 thoughts on “temporary stationary

  1. One of your English teachers is bursting with pride. Not only have you created some powerful images, but you have shown how inner creativity can aid in making some sense of challenging happenings. It’s a journey of your journey.

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