make room for me

last night I had a dream
about every person
i’ve ever kissed.

wall to wall,
their bodies filled
a room
that was the size
of a tennis court.

everyone’s shoulders were touching
and then
they all kissed
the person
standing next to them
while i watched.

i tried to walk into the room
but i couldn’t fit
and nobody would move
to make room for me.


i am too mentally erratic

to be in a car or in public today

so i’ve stayed in bed for hours

and dreamt of your jawline

with my eyes open

my life will fall apart soon

and i want to hold onto you

until it does