Tagged: christmas

thirty-odd minutes

thirty-odd minutes
after midnight, the neighbors
launched half-a-dozen

fireworks, determined to
light the way for santa’s sleigh
.
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we stand at the edge

we stand at the edge
of christmas eve, sorting through
baubles of memories

augmented through time, letting
our most genuine light pass through
.
20211224:2010
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the holidays – one

the holidays – one
more opportunity to keep
up with the Joneses

and their ninety-six indoor
christmas trees, deliver us…
.
20211211:2005
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christmas morning is

no one belongs to

no one belongs to
no one else – we recognize
this in loss, pain, in

separation two days before
christmas in a pandemic
.
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we’ve been here before –

we’ve been here before –
six days before christmas and
not yet home – somehow,

it feels different, homeward bound
plays in the distance, with teeth
.
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this christmas is a

this christmas is a
bouquet of christmases past –
without spilling over
.
20181225:2359
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: over

you and i have not

(for kb and gm)

you and i have not
spoken since he died two
christmases ago –
or was it
last christmas,
hand in hand with
ignorance and
legitimate
excuses – in
our hearts, there
are traces
because i have
no secrets from you
.
20181221:1629
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: secrets

we are exchanging

christmas sunday, we

christmas sunday, we
dust off our best memories,
take them for a spin,

laying everything vintage
at the foot of our stained glass saints
.
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