Image shows a top-down view of a sea shore. A large rock can be seen on land along with several boulders on the golden sand and in the water. The water is bright blue and white with seafoam, and blurred as though the photo were taken in long exposure while the waves moved.

if you came to ask after me

With a hole in my heart, I can’t see the night.

Image shows a close up of a cluster of bright yellow flowers with red-brown centers in a overgrown grassy patch. The trunk of a tree can be seen in the background.

Unruly and Bittersweet, L.A.

I grow crooked /
where sidewalks flay open, creased by earthquake.