Dated Poems of Small Conclusions by Violet Piper

Friday, August 15, 2014

She recognized me as youthful and happy. For that twenty minute train ride, I was terrified of proving her wrong.

 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

I am made up of people I see on screens.

Sometimes I feel like I’m drowning in this 1 by 5 foot block of space that’s supposed to be made out of me.

 

Thursday, September 4, 2014, after the first day of school

Somewhere out there, comets are colliding.

Stars are exploding, and falling, and losing their light.

And I am sitting here, wondering what’s for dinner.