RoommatesIts really not the poltergeist I mind-More Like This
it intriguing to see ones energy
bouncing like ball lightning from wall to wall
in an encapsulate cubiculum of space.
Analytically, its entertaining,
after all the debunking, EEG,
and other skeptic quests are satisfied
and you master the not-looking-looking.
I see what I see; its easy for me-
it takes no more thought than it does to blink.
Its never been another way, although
no two people ever see the same thing.
A faceted phenomenon, for sure.
The knocks and moving things amuses me
its never frightening as a general rule
but somethings not quite right about the black
shadow thing, human- like and spherical
as a buzz-cut little brother skulking
along the hall outside the bathroom door.
Friday nights, Im always home alone-
the guys go out. Im more of a house mouse
and its so nice to control the remote,
push the off button and crank up the tunes
-in the living room instead of m
loveImagine this, she said, for this is what it is to be in love. It is as if you have been tumbling down toward an open sea for your entire life and have only just discovered that you can fly.More Like This
And with that she pointed up to the grand cumulonimbus clouds above her head, to a deep expanse of blue, and I saw what must have been thousands of people with their arms wide, drifting on the currents of the wind.
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Do not assume (if I hold the door for you),
that I am making a statement
about your inabilities
to open the door for yourself.
If you hold it for me,
I'll say 'thankyou'.
Do not assume (if I pay for the meal),
that I am underestimating
your earning capacity
as a woman.
If you invite me out for a meal,
Do not assume (if I defend your rights),
that I am belittling
the attempts that you have made
to defend your rights yourself.
If you defend my rights,
I'll consider you human.