Underdog

He launches my swing into the air so I can feel the freedom and the height and the potential He holds me up, in the air and in his eyes Delivering as much strength as he can muster Until I get “too big” for the swingset, and we have to shift indoors   He records all those early moments through…

Cave

When I wake up in the morning, I make my covers into a cave. If I can’t see the world, it doesn’t exist, right? I can handle blue jersey sheets surrounding and suffocating me, but I’m not sure I can handle the real-life things that do the same. I’ve discovered that seven minutes is the…

Day In The Life

“My alarm went off at 7:35 AM. I always set it ten minutes before I actually have to be up. I’ve found that ten minutes is the perfect amount of time to pretend the real world doesn’t exist before deciding I’m ready to face it. I plopped my feet on the floor and padded downstairs…