i am one drop of

i am one drop of
milk away from making melted
coffee ice cream – some

days require more or less support,
depending on how you like it
.
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in the middle of

in the middle of
chocolate is always more
other chocolates –

the struggle to resist the
comparison simply melts
.
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for how much longer

art is life is art –

art is life is art –
mom’s gladiolus in the
dining room, drying

and curling, subjected to a
child’s science experiment
.
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when the other shoe

we find ways to hold

we find ways to hold
it altogether, stay whole,
compartmentalize

a juxtaposition for how
we show up in the present
.
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in the end, there is

at the greenmarket,

at the greenmarket,
a bouquet of crimson clover
in exchange for a

pretty penny. at home, a
field of red clover laughing
.
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y

some noodles are made

some noodles are made
for drowning, with a couple
slices of pork, an

egg that floats, scallions for days,
perfected by a simple broth
.
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y

downsizing is not

downsizing is not
as easy as it’s made out
to be – letting go

takes a degree of apathy,
privilege, money in the bank
.
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