Tagged: chance

it just so happens

it just so happens
that when you are finally
closing in on the

weeds in your backyard, they band
together, decide to bloom
.
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we have arrived on

we have arrived on
another first of april
like thirty-seven

rose-colored azalea buds
waiting for a chance to bloom
.
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on the off chance that

on the off chance that
the desire to celebrate
is an excuse that

COVID will happily accept,
try not to look too complacent
.
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twenty-eight roma

twenty-eight roma
tomatoes
from the market –
a chance to extend

tomato season awhile
longer, just short of next spring
.
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a fish to stay, a

the stuff that keeps you

the stuff that keeps you
up at night are the unfore-
seeable
things – you

close your eyes, try to see all
the things you hope you do not see
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: unforeseeable

it’s a toss-up, who

it’s a toss-up, who
should have more
of a say in it –
the one who
leaves or the
one who stays
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: stays

perhaps there are more

perhaps there are more
than two americas, maybe
a third, a fifth, a
two hundred and forty
second
america, given a
chance to
change
ever so often
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: chance

we show each other

we show each other
love through
patience
– it’s the
very best
chance we’ve got
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: chance

she said you said we

she said you said we
are all cogs in the wheel – placed
just right, we cannot

do wonders; placed imperfectly,
perhaps we might have a chance
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: imperfectly