Tagged: appropriate

you have managed

you have managed
to build a luminous
fort with hand-picked
catchphrases. i am
still trying to string a
word or two across my
ukulele to strike
a suitable tension
.
20170419:2314
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so much of day is

so much of day is
a longing
for light, perhaps
there is a
flickering as we
maintain the
right amount of
exposure, project
the appropriate
reflection towards
each other, counting
on the same back.
we look away
every now and then
so as not to break
the illusion
.
20170127:2324
y

it’s not appropriate

it’s not appropriate
to say i thought of you
at the dentist’s office
today. it is appropriate
to say i held my tongue
.
20170105:0003
y

we are so

the first half of

the first half of
February buttons
up her coat, stands
by the doorway
,
and waits for the
appropriate moment
to bow out, pulling
absently on her
cinnamon gloves
.
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y