Quit pouring love into people
who are trying to forget your name.
When it first comes,
this wanting feels too big to swallow.
But don’t fool yourself.
He isn’t thinking of you and hasn’t been for awhile.
Lora Mathis was raised in both Southern California and Montreal. They now lives in San Diego, where they’re studying Creative Writing and Human Sexuality. Interested in both photography and poetry, Lora is in the process of co-founding an art collective called Wildflower, which will produce collaborative visual art around the theme of struggle-both structural and internal.
Originally published on Tumblr