like a deep breath out

vortex i say
of just how it is that a 10am brunch turned
into a six hour hangout
with friends who carry the shared memories
of a different era
of queer portland
_______
i’ve got the cute-goggles on gina says
about her and shiz’s 1-week old baby
whose face i’m staring down into
and whose swaddled seven pounds i cradle
_______
turns out that’s just what i needed shiz says
as she nurses birdie who has finally calmed down and latched
after i reach last page of the kids book all in a day
with images by nikki mcclure
that i read aloud
which feels like a deep breath in
and a deep breath out

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