the words christmas in the

the words christmas in the
air
has a way of slicing
cleanly
through time
, parting
the fruit always
asymmetrically
so that there is room
enough for you and i
to lean in, identify
and claim
each fibrous memory
.
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2 comments

  1. Thomas Davis

    I am envious of this poem. I have been trying to write a Christmas poem for weeks, but nothing comes of the effort. Then I read this! Perfect, not trite, full of language that slices away the tinsel and gets to the heart of who we, as humans, are at this season. Wow!

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