This egg is hard to balance.

It takes one frown,

a misstep

to turn calm

into uproar,

happy into

please to not start crying.

101 songs to stop the tears.


cracked eggs have

limited lifespans

and must be salvaged immediately.


If I had a pan,

I would make an omelet

or scramble it

into 101 pieces

to eat with earphones on.


but it never cooks


Just one accident

and an omelet will go



I make 101 mistakes

and eat the omelet anyway,

grimacing with every swallow

until it disappears

inside me.


If you were an


I would devour you in

a heartbeat.


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