Tagged: birthday

birthdays come and go,

we were proofed in the

(for y, on your birthday)

we were proofed in the
same basket, risen and baked
in the same oven,

my brother and i, honey-
buttered slices, loved, loved, love
.
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examining yet

examining yet
another birthday is looking
into only the

memory of the wrinkles
across great-grandmother’s hands
.
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every moment is

(for mom on your birthday)

every moment is
golden – on the second of
your three birthdays this

year, we celebrate the whimsy,
wind ourselves up for the third
.
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on your one-hundredth

nestled into the

nestled into the
beginning of summer, your
birthday and newly

polished memories – freedom,
days at the pool, cooling off
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: freedom

today, you would be

today, you would be
one-hundred-and-two, the spices
of life
coloring

your cheeks – your words, the best kind
of comfort, keeping us warm
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: coloring

mom celebrates three

mom celebrates three
birthdays each year – one for the
moon, one for grandma,

one for grandpa – and so we
follow her to the moon and back
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: moon

your birthday falls on

your birthday falls on
memorial day every
now and then, woven

loosely together like the
dark knit cap you used to wear
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: memorial

there will always be

there will always be
a small number of locks for
which you lose the keys –

it is that way with you, there
is no inclination to search
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: inclination