With and Without by Larissa Noll

The wanting, the rememberingis bright and buzzing.(You, a lazy smile, coaxing me,a fervent childinto giving more than I couldever hope.)My arms splayed wide,I am spread out and fullreverberating with a gentle hum. Silence envelopes every crevice,crawling into the tiniest pockets.(I am filled with memories, burstingwith pregnant could-havesthat will never come full term.My dreams carry the … Continue reading With and Without by Larissa Noll