Tagged: ashes

everything is so

everything is so
good that we have time to
wonder if they’re not

is the title of a
chapter within a lost
manuscript hidden in the
ashes centuries from
now when you, he,
she, and they are
incomprehensible as
anything outside of i
.
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unimaginably

unimaginably
there is still color
here – eighty-six days later

but as these things go,
there is some
withering, a methodic
fading
, and yesterday,
we noticed that we
cast longer shadows
.
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on the calendar that begins

on the calendar that begins
with you, we have
marked through eighty-six
mornings and countless nights.
i have already put away every
orchid that grew old and
every bud that did not
open. i will hold onto
these memories as if they
were ashes that did not
make it into your tomb
.
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