Silent Breakfast To Go

Whiskey sour.
Whiskey sweet. 
Wisk her heart.

Beat her 
Eggs into an om
Lette her devour it
From a thirstless hunger.
You know best,

After all.
And yet,

She knows enough
Not to run on
An empty storm  




photo by samane mohammadi on unsplash.

om, n., a mystic syllable, considered the most sacred mantra in Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism. 

stom, adj., silent, wordless, soul-killing.


Hokis is an American poet of Armenian descent. She is Founder and Senior Editor of Headline Poetry & Press and a regular contributor to Reclamation Magazine. Hokis is widely published digitally and in print. Her poetic memoir "OnBecoming: Aesthetic Evolution of This Rising Ancestor" is available on Amazon or through your indie bookstore. For more, visit

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