favorites/small talk (January day 27)

why do we have favorites of weird things

like bathroom stalls and constellations

and eye colors and people

(my favorite people)

I get impatient when people ask me

the gray questions

like what’s your favorite color-

shouldn’t we be talking about

our favorite dreams

our favorite hand to hold

our favorite note to follow middle c

but it’s okay isn’t it

all they want to know is

how to know me better

and I want to

let them

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Written 1/27/21


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