Tagged: beauty

autumn finds us

autumn finds us
dreaming
of summer
while steeped
in its cool
beauty
.
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in our gene of genes,

mom brings beauty

there is beauty in

spring arrives on tip-

spring arrives on tip-
toes, alighting an hour or
two into April.

be ready to negotiate,
have a music to barter
.
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it’s all well and good

it’s all well and good
to state that we will not show
up, that we will take
to the streets, show
solidarity by stepping out
of housework, child
care, maybe apply
some self-care at
the local beauty
parlor, therapeutic
spa. meanwhile, a
host of silent women
will step in
to fill the gap, make
the lunches, file the
nails, listen to and
nod and listen to the
ones who insist on
being heard
.
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the moment that comes

the moment that comes
as a surprise is the one
that feels the most
natural –
because we will
have chanced
upon the same
wavelength, woven
in and out of the same
seconds, and uncovered
a case for ourselves
.
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