reliable. but. uncertain. like. looking up
at the sun flowers sometime in mid july.
thinking about that feeling and knowing
how warm you will feel. or. the hundreds
of unnamed flowers the hikers pass by
on their way to the summit. this is an argument
of goals. we need goals to play the game.
we play the game to pass the time before
monday. you text me on your lunch break. i say
the words aren’t working today. the language
is static. the bad kind of static. like driving
towards bismark through the plains
tuning in and out of the radio and hearing
that a storm is coming. but. losing signal
right before we hear how bad and when.
you text back i miss you too.
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