Tagged: book

the language of time

the language of time
is mysterious – for one
full minute, we can

become riveted by every
bird twitch, a turning of the page
.
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the shelves of mondays

the shelves of mondays
are often revisited,
the pages dog-eared,

and here and there, in the margins,
someone dares to ask for more
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: margins

wanted: the book on

wanted: the book on
the etiquette of time – the
length of seconds, hours,

days, or years in between a
happening and a restoring
.
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here is the twist – that

here is the twist – that
there will be more
twists
and turns
while
vying for the light
than any one of us
can anticipate –
no spoilers
.
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now and then, i am

now and then, i am
on the train, watching you read
a book i know is

so good because i’ve already
read it, filling me with envy
.
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things change

things change.
i do and i don’t i hear
you say.

things change.
twenty years later, you
are eighty weeks and two
days dead.

things change.
i am reading
the days run away
like wild horses over the
hills
, and they haven’t
.
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reading kawabata before

we are surveying

we are surveying
the library of weeds this
morning, browsing the

new spines for a tale or two,
an earthworm catches me off guard
.
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there are chapters of

there are chapters of
my heart that require
fried chicken – yes,
i am asking you
to forgive me
for these dog-eared,
oil-stained pages –
they are most delicious
.
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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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