Tagged: American dream

if we have made it

if we have made it
in this master narrative,
it can be taken

away just as easily, re-
defined on someone else’s terms
.
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if we have made it

if we have made it
in this master narrative,
we will come across

a unit of measurement
that was never meant for us
.
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the american

the american
dream
is just that –
there will be a
familiar and always
faceless character
doggedly
daring you to wake
up. set your own
alarm, stop sleeping,
wake up, wake up
.
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on the journey to

on the journey to
as american as apple
pie
, we learn to yield
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: yield

on the one hand, the

on the one hand, the
body is still
warm, covered
by this share of
earth and sun
.
on the other
hand, the mind and
heart dream of
home, a rotation
of warming up
and cooling
in exile
.
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the american dream

the american dream
swerves,
stands still, follows
the rules until
something breaks,
and just sometimes
catches the eye of
another american
dream
and camouflages
to avoid becoming
a gauge, to be
measured always
against enough
.
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how to walk off an