Tagged: care

we age ever so

we age ever so
invisibly until it’s
all visible, and

still, we long to be seen, one step
away from where we want to be
.
20221029:0840
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on your birthday, i

on your birthday, i
remember how long we were
our very own team,

in full discovery mode,
watching out for each other
.
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happiness grows on

happiness grows on
trees – which need watering, sunlight,
and enough care and

attention to make it through the
dark times, just like any other
.
20220503:2052
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when our eyes begin

when our eyes begin
to age, will we receive a
prismatic sign? will

we feel tired, but not sleepy?
will we wish we’d taken more care?
.
20211203:2008
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every year, dad prunes

every year, dad prunes
mama’s azalea bushes
carefully so that

they become perfectly rounded
buns well before mother’s day
.
20210509:2100
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every three-point-two

every three-point-two
flights, we remember to ask
mom to prepare some

freshly cut apple pear slices
to soothe whatever the journey
.
20210129:1943
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untold stories, when

on rainy mornings,

on rainy mornings,
we collect puddles, folding in
each corner with care

so that only the chosen
reflections spill when retrieved
.
20171009:1430
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there are traditions

there are traditions
that have no
names, actions we
take to bind each
other, practice to
turn routine. we
are careful lest
knots come undone
.
20170523:2313
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let’s break it to each

let’s break it to each
other slowly, iron out
each letter before
casting them into
words, meaning –
we might, just
might, catch ourselves
from spilling
.
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