Tagged: bedroom

there is something and

there is something and
nothing cute about finding
a salamander

in the dark or a lizard
in your bedroom – we both freeze
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: freeze

the first of september

the first of september
passes almost without
a sound, but
for the roar of
cicadas from
outside my
bedroom window,
handing off each
second, as if it were
the leader of the band
.
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the mosquito is in the

the mosquito is in the
bedroom, while i’m
out here
on the couch.
it’s no longer a
matter of breaking –
been there, done that
.
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there is much about

there is much about
a house that isn’t
the house –
sunlight painting
a still life in
recent memory
,
a garden cozying up
around the front
porch like children
returning home,
the spindly shadow
of magnolia branches
climbing the stairs,
you lying down in
the middle of an
empty bedroom,
ready to call it
your own
.
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somewhere