The Curious Adventures of Gordan's Thoughts

School: A Trauma

This is to the teachers who put me on a pedestal The only ‘justification’ they used bordered cultural and racial This is to the classmates who sectioned off by sex With girls to the right and boys to… Read More

Layers — [collaborative poetry]

Layers is old, layers is new Layers is a wish or a dream come true Layer upon layer of sun rays reign Upon layers and layers of fields thirsting for rain Removing a layer, atmospheric bliss Adding a… Read More

The End Is Only The Beginning

You left in haste Without a trace Which probably explains why It’s taken a while To learn to love again To learn to be a friend To learn to value you To learn to embrace the new You… Read More

Couldn’t, Shouldn’t, Wouldn’t

Here’s to all who’ve ever said that I couldn’t, shouldn’t, and wouldn’t (and meant it). To those who said I couldn’t, I appreciate the projections of self-doubt you placed upon me. You’ve taught me what it looks like… Read More

Write Until…

Write until all that remains is love; Love always remains. Write until the clouds shift, until the sun comes out to play. Write until there is no more anger, no more pain, no more fear, no more anxiety,… Read More