• poems,  poetry

    goth and the jock

    jake sat with his friendsin the same uniformwith the same lunchlaughed at the samejokestv showskidsmaddy stood outside with her friendsdifferent clothespuffed a clove cigarettedidn’t laugh at the samejokestv showskidsjake walked home with his buddiesmaddy kicked rocks alonejake came home to lovemaddy’s mom is never homejake went out to a moviemaddy sulked in her roomjake walked to schoolwith maddythey held handsand kissedand talkedabout their lovemaddy walked to the bleachersjake walked to classmaddy bummed a smokejake did the workmaddy cursed overachieversjake yelled at the goth kidsbutton down shirtsscuffed black bootsperfect slacksholes in old jeansperfect hairblack eyesthey walked homeholding handssmilingkissingtogetherstill alonej-