2x egg and cheese on toasted everything
bagels. 1 w/ ketchup, 1 w/o. Spare keys
in pocket, let myself back in. Don’t read into it.
Casually curated; article recommends, a little music,
humor, humor. Well timed - spaced accordingly - I
hope. Head first into the work week. Neither really
Pick up tacos, talk late night. Deadlines.
Asleep before the movie’s arch. New morning
humor. I wonder. Slide the wishing bean from the night
stand into my pocket. Instructions read: make wish,
hold on to for 7 days. Then discard, best to bury in soil.
I wait. Then, put us thumbs deep
into the spider plant hanging in my window.
Em Marie is a white Queer writer & artist living in Brooklyn, NY (colonized land of the Lenape). Em is a 2023 MFA Poetry candidate at Mills College (Oakland, CA colonized land of the Ohlone). Instagram: @bobthetriceratops