Posts By Sofia Santos
She arrived home, leaving her things in her room
Alongside lush sheets sprawled on the queen bed
The chandelier beamed lustrous lights of silver
Onto shelved book spines of golden thread
She stretched briefly and walked to her kitchen
There it goes! The machine that tread.
Labels carelessly placed and its scratches bruised,
with its unfinished polish, its capacity abused.
Its thin foil shreds have undergone many amends,
with once robust members now of awkward joint bends.
Say you, a galvanized traveller, are perched upon your airplane seat on the way to the marvels of Europe. You are beyond eager, your chest buzzing. Months ago, you spontaneously bought this ticket with your bonus check. You …