waking in m's pajamas, blue stripes,
black tights beneath. raining out.
charlie's made up board games, sitting
semicircled three in the middle of the hall.
pull my daisy vhs - dug from a buried box.
telephone and mom.
one pair of white eyelet gloves, left
vegetable fajitas, chips, queso, salsa.
one tube of red lipstick, pink blush,
soft ivory to match skin.
dusklit photos along the river.
freshly laundered polka dot thermals.
til 2 am crochet orders.