Tagged: circumstance

apologies to

apologies to
the silent snail living in
our perilla plant

stamped to death by a white-tailed buck,
startled by a light in the house
.
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we will bump into

we will bump into
the inevitability,
again and again,
and still believe
that choice
was and is
and will be
somehow
involved
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: choice

under the same sun,

under the same sun,
one man’s trash is another
man’s treasure, merely

teetering on the sharpened
tip of circumstance, edge of wealth
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: teeter

times change, but we will

i remember making a right

i remember making a right
turn somewhere back
there, don’t you?

no, not really.

then, how did we end up here?
.
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in some circumstances,

in some circumstances,
we have learned to lean
into the heat, endure
the inertia – such
heaviness
mastering apologies
only with our eyes
.
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in many

in many
instances, the
starting line
looks
and feels

a lot like
the finish line –
seconds behave
like eternities,
and you’re never
quite sure which
side is doing
the cheering
.
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the thing that can turn you

the thing that can turn you
into a vegetarian doesn’t look
like much – it is a switch
like any other switch, a
button, a memory, an
unannounced instance.
whatever the circumstance,
the best advice in town is
never give it a name
.
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