Tagged: awareness

a call for simpler

to acknowledge that

to acknowledge that
power was extracted is
the beginning of

a reckoning, a decision
to be held accountable
.
20210311:1951
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making good choices

perhaps bearing wings

the patterns you

the patterns you
observe in time
are meant
to cushion every
anomaly, the way
packaging foam
hugs the curves
of each fruit
to hold the juices
in, keep from
bruising.
so don’t
be restless, my
dear, don’t
insist that you are
bored. sink into
the patterns
of our lives,
soak it in between
the days, the years
.
20170630:1723
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awareness is not

awareness is not
action – this morning,
over the toilet bowl,
recognizing that the
body will eventually
act, revolt,
when administered
enough poison
.
20170213:0742
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here is a reminder

here is a reminder
in the middle of
a wintry afternoon
that i do not deserve
you – my legs
wrapped up so
carefully in
your legs, and for
a small, exposed
piece of me that still
strays with the
inescapable
draft in the room,
a warm hand lands,
perches, massages
periodically into
that tickle threshold,
in case i were not
already completely
yours, present
.
20170121:1659
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we stretch to

we stretch to
normalize more
nimbly than we
care to admit –
staying alert
is a constant
mourning
for what came before
.
20161117:0701
y

we take turns being

we take turns being
the person we don’t want to
be – it’s a funny

feeling, stuck inside out or
outside in, still requesting love
.
20161026:2150
y

alighting on the