Remember this video asking kids how they felt about same-sex marriage? The creators are back, interviewing the same kids two years later about the SCOTUS ruling legalizing marriage equality. These kids have been paying attention over the last two years, and not only are they adorable and empathetic to the cause, but they’re really insightful. Worth watching the whole thing.
The corner café congregation reads forecasts like coordinates but prays for rain with leathered hands and wasted vowels seeking god in almanacs and solace in purchased premiums
I find the only person in the room with shoulders heavier than sighs to ask if eternity is a destination
One after another, they will fall seamless into the arrhythmia of a city that skipped to the end but quotes from the middle watches the evening news for a day’s worth of ways to begin conversations with nameless faces yawns its dry-mouthed I love you’s to the hollow click of a bedside lamp
Finis coronat opus
Unnoticed, the sparrows fall silent and I know the clouds will gather soon