So she’s a little late, it happens. But she couldn’t help but think about how it feels like her mistakes we’re building up against her. She wouldn’t be surprised if her boss though she didn’t care, when really this was the first time in a while she was genuinely trying her best to keep up.
Life’s funny like that, when you finally try to…[Read more]
Look how things depend on
Have to pick the apple at the right time
Can’t pick it too soon,
Can’t pick it at the wrong time.
Does that work
A plucked fruit,
Taken before it’s ripe.
The color is wrong.
Bitter Bitter Bitter.
Wait just a bit longer
A bit longer.
Poet Kohan uses second person as a way to make the audience feel involved in the poem. The use of second person “You” is sudden, pulling the audience’s attention. “You” is only mentioned for two lines, leaving the readers to wonder who the narrator is addressing, and what relationship they have.
On days you have off,
Even though you don’t need to,
You find yourself awake at 8:30 am
Its cold, and you feel your cat shift at your side.
You hear them talking,
Your mom gets ready.
Your brother is drinking coffee.
Every single morning, you wake like this.
It’s 8:33 when you decide you rather go back to sleep
Then fac…[Read more]