Tagged: calm

in the silhouette

in the silhouette
of you – joy, sorrow, madness
unraveled, calm, pain –

no indication except
the capacity to contain
.
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by week two, we are

by week two, we are
begging
for less excitement,
waiting
to be buried
under a
weighted blanket,
to drown
in a couple
more months of hot
chocolate
.
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it’s not a strict

it’s not a strict
formula – the time
between when the
youngsters are
asleep and the
teenagers are
awake – but we
milk that lull
for all its worth,
add a splash into
our morning
coffee, have
manhattan all
to ourselves
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: formula

the first wave

the first wave
of arriving
at a love
that is very much
stillness
is like driving around
for miles and
suddenly finding
that perfect
parking space
.
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the first September

all day, the sky was so

all day, the sky was so
clear, you swore
that we didn’t
have to move
another
inch to reel in
the color of winter
.
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ahead, a clogged

ahead, a clogged
bathtub. behind me,
a solution. we are so much
alike after all – one pot
of tea to calm my
nerves, two pots
of boiling water
to clear your drain
.
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