6 Jun 2022

Here in the home, body aches, fever breaks, fever ends. Anxiety stays. What am I doing here? How far am I allowed to fall, and will it be painful? Remember sweet grass, not trash. Remember self-soothing rhythms. Remember how to spell that word, how to live on less.

Outside of a different apartment window, the sky is bright and green leaves of trees fall over half of the frame. The other half shows buildings in the foreground and background through fire escape bars, out of focus, but there.