the map is not the territory


being there

isn’t the same

as thinking about

being there

it’s hot

and most times you’re not

entirely sure

what’ll happen next.

your vocabulary is limited

to simple things

and it seems everything

takes forever.

some moments

you feel you may actually


from worry

but when you’re back home

idly tapping

your desk at work

on a stuffy afternoon

you’ll wish you were

anywhere but