Tagged: celebration

between thirty-four

between thirty-four
and forty-eight, we are
celebrating birthdays
in the east village
tonight, stringing the
eighties to the nineties
from the jukebox in
the corner. most of us
will become more
repetitive with
time – for now, we
will rely on
booze and song
.
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there is a sense of

there is a sense of
disconnection here,
on the four-thousand-
seven-hundred-fourteenth
year, raising red lanterns
because everyone
else is doing it
.
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it turns out that we

it turns out that we
all do it – the people with
whom we choose to have
a beer or four, well
into the night, post-
inauguration, whether
commiserating or
celebrating, are
stunningly
like us, in the ways
that make us all
weaker,
as we prop
each other up
.
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the rule to holiday

the rule to holiday
slumber parties is that
there are no
rules – let’s drink
to one another’s
health and
yearning,
sharing every
drop, tongue-
twisted till daylight
.
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in unmarked moments,

in unmarked moments,
we catch ourselves tipping the
scales for life, making

wishes for more or less of
the same thing, being so lucky
.
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wedged between

wedged between
anticipation and summer’s
stillness, we gather across
brooklyn rooftops
for a temporary
relief from the
lengthy stalemate
.
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you are wearing the

you are wearing the
center of the universe,
happy to break it
in. i am trying
it on for size,
grinning as
if it didn’t hurt
.
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