YOU vs. ME part 2: YOU’RE BETTER OFF

Hi everyone!

The latest installment in the chapbook series, YOU vs. ME, is here! “You’re Better Off” was originally going to be a stand alone chapbook called “Almost Love Poems” but I decided it needed to be part of a larger story. If you haven’t read part 1 yet and like doing things in order, click here to read “Honestly.”

Thank you so much for reading, and let me know which poem you relate to the most!

-Eva

Zelda poem #Lynel

#lynel
gung ho – hung tho


i missed the lilacs bloom this year
their sweetness and purple color.  
Dumbass Me. Can’t believe it.  
hooked into a jack ass with
ass for days
(centaur)
nothing near as sweet as spring
so i passed the lilacs a dozen times i bet
one night i go outside just me
i drop everything i can let go  
in the grass
no phone keys wallet
it’s just me out there with restless crickets
so i missed the flowers and became a kid  
hosed out my stamina wheel  
left the block breathless

i sat in a cemetery before work
on a bench by the service berries  
white petal perfume
pure and delicate.
Birds chatting.