you said some people

you said some people
were not built to venture into
the unknown – so when

the refugees came to them, they
were forced into a new language
.
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every home appears

every home appears
peaceful from the outside. inside,
the dinosaurs on

the windowsill are rebelling
and building a lego trap
.
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consider that we

consider that we
are not magicians – we cannot
conjure a feeling

with a mere word – when the welcome
sign
is not for you, you feel it
.
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you will remember

you will remember
those angles, and perhaps i
will remember that

curve – together, it will be
enough to rebuild a home
.
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there are layers to

there are layers to
memories that reside in
whispers – not knowing

what happened to the other colt
gets pushed into these shadows
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: layers

day 438,

day 438,
marriage looks like you looking
at me looking at

you – across the room, some kind of
kaleidoscopic camouflage
.
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in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, i am recording
the sound of
rain hitting the
concrete alley
behind our home.
other sounds
wander in –
the fridge, a
cough, the memory
of your voice
saying it’s late
.
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