Tagged: children

coming upon a

coming upon a
construction site at quitting
time, matching children

abandoning their toys, mid-
strike, to wash up for dinner
.
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we piece together

we piece together
the made-up old rules with the
made-up new, learn how

to play again as children
who have lost and found their way
.
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we ask the world of

we will own being

we will own being
someone’s child for as long as
possible – with all

of the advantages that
accompany belonging
.
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perhaps six out of

perhaps six out of
eight children grow up in the
shadow of a tall

tree, perhaps more – see us twisting
towards our own slivers of self
.
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like children, we wrap

like children, we wrap
our fingers tightly around
the end of summer

may we have the privilege to
worry about nothing else
.
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we are always a

we are always a
dirt pile away from childhood
memories – slipping
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: slipping

we let the neighbor’s

we let the neighbor’s
kids come over to make a
mess of our living
room – tiny fingers
breaking up packing
peanuts with so much
glee, spreading even
smaller pieces across
the floor, then
commanding the
Roomba to do what
it does best –
entertain small
terrestrial creatures

.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: terrestrial

across our land, we

across our land, we
are forcing children to put
away childish things –

last night, tonight, tomorrow night,
the night after, the night after
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: childish

sunday brunch with the

sunday brunch with the
batman is choreographed
until someone has

a tantrum, something breaks, someone
else insists it wasn’t him
.
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