Tagged: anticipation

the very edges

the very edges
of holidays often arrive
tattered and torn, we

anticipate this and keep
ourselves in good company
.
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on the way to, we

on the way to, we
are carried
by the joy of
anticipation. on the
way back,
we are lifted
by the counterweight
of fulfillment
.
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having any sort

here is the twist – that

here is the twist – that
there will be more
twists
and turns
while
vying for the light
than any one of us
can anticipate –
no spoilers
.
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anticipation

by the pacific

by the pacific
shore, we are balancing rocks,
one for each prayer or

wish or anticipation
or joy, dad carried them all
.
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tip the scale towards

i am waiting for

i am waiting for
you to say the word, so that
i can take you there –

underneath a rustling
canopy, a bamboo harvest
.
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wedged between

wedged between
anticipation and summer’s
stillness, we gather across
brooklyn rooftops
for a temporary
relief from the
lengthy stalemate
.
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to tell the truth, as soon

to tell the truth, as soon
as i have settled into
the wait at the gate,
boarding pass in hand,
homeward bound,
i am split into two –
one in anticipation,
with joy, the other,
already in the future,
sitting at another
gate, heart
untangling the
strings that keep
pulling me
home, taut with
renewed longing –
waiting to be whole
.
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