A New Home
Not failed attempts at beauty or grace.
Unique answers to specific questions.
What stories will be written upon these walls?
How does one pay off mortgage before the bank calls?
When will this home feel like a home?
How will I fix the leaky pipes in the basement?
What will I make of this house?
What will this home make of me?
What stories have been forgotten and wiped from these walls?
Grace of a front lawn, stucco sophisticate.
Sheet shocks sense into reflection.
Wood sliced into beam better becomes the forest.
There are twenty here.
Twenty houses, twenty stories.
Can't see beyond the roofs.
Can't remember the stories.