Tagged: caught

yes, all of us are

yes, all of us are
now caught between covid and
an election – we

look to the sky for some form
of relief, the clouds refuse
.
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you said you want to

you said you want to
get caught, that marriage has turned
into a hostage

situation, so you leave the
doors open, drop ample hints
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: hostage

in every moment

in every moment
of forgetting, hearts splinter,
words look for throats in

which to get caught, hands clasp and
unclasp, learn to build bridges
.
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a hole feels like a

you and i still stop

you and i still stop
for the possibilities
of mutant clovers

sometimes – faith, hope, love, luck – caught
growing between every gap
.
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after so many

you caught me between

it doesn’t take much

there’s another version

there’s another version
of us, a catch and
release, one in which
we are both
experts, armed
only with barbless
hooks. maybe we pose
for a photograph,
but we leave
no other
remnants –
no stress nor injuries –
with eighty-seven percent
chance of survival
.
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between comforter

between comforter
and fitted sheets, you sneaky
bloodsucker – taking

latitude with the ripest,
juiciest parts of my sleep
.
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