Originally Posted: January 1st, 2015
Updated: January 4th, 2020
We made it to 2015!
Today has been beautiful. I’m thankful for the sun.
Here’s a poem that I wrote five years ago: “Take.” I’ve been rewriting it ever since.
Sharing “Take” comes at a fitting time. As 2014 transitioned into 2015, I woke from several visceral dreams and nightmares. The states of grey between waking, sleep, daydreams and imagination are intricate realms I enjoy exploring, even when my anxiety gets the best of me.
TAKE you recoil lapse at night skin tied to coercion you rummage through faces you face me your wilt my eyes thick domes rekindle a different flame
Etsy Typewriter Poetry Items for Sale
“said her limbs were baiting him. pulled by…”
“…always something new passing between us:”
“…when we last laughed over coffee and…”
Free Typewriter Poetry Poem for Readers
From Monday (December 29th) until Friday (January 2nd), I’ll be posting new items at hello eira each morning.
As a thank you for your curiosity, insight, and kind words over the years, I’d like to send you a free poem.
You can wait until all the poems are up at the end of the week to choose which poetry you’d like sent to you. Use the coupon TYPEWRITER2015 (expires January 7th 2015) and get a $7.50 discount off your total purchase at checkout. There’s a catch: you’d still have to pay for shipping, because that’s how Etsy’s system works.
Happy New Year! 🙂