Tagged: arbitrary

pink can be

pink can be
affordable today
and not tomorrow,
quite arbitrarily,
we are enmeshed
in the delicate
engine of supply
and demand,
intentionally
blind to the
machinations
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: arbitrarily

step by step, let us

step by step, let us
perfect the way we imagine
good noodles to be
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: good

it’s 4:10 a.m.,

it’s 4:10 a.m.,
and vivienne doesn’t like
the end of daylight
savings and everything her
tiny body knows about
the way we force time
to flex arbitrarily.
her lungs are still puncturing
the darkness of 5:10 a.m.
as we practice wading
backwards through the
minutes until someone
can pick her up
from her cradle,
rock the additional
hour soothingly
into a new slumber
.
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on the lunar

(for grandpa)

on the lunar
calendar, we
are celebrating
our birthdays
today, just one
world away
from each
other,
which feels
like multitudes,
on and off
the system
for counting
so many days
apart
.
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summer peels away