Tagged: cities

eight-hundred-sixty-

eight-hundred-sixty-
six miles away from home is
not the same as eight-

thousand miles from home – we use
language as a warm blanket
.
20200915:1821
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after trying out the

after trying out the
longitudes and latitudes
of several cities,

you sunk into the woven
hammock of new york with relief
.
20170415:2359
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i am twenty-three

i am twenty-three
galaxies away from finding
you – so vast, and yet,
like the number of
signs you leave
across towns and
cities, still measurable
.
20160812:1331
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there’s a middle school

there’s a middle school
field trip feeling
on those late
afternoon flights
the hum of massive
engines weave between
daydreams, whispers,
and minutes that go by
unaccounted for, like
the names of cities,
towns that
hardly register
.
20140512:2056
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most cities are

there are

there are
innumerable
fragments of
us, memories
like handkerchiefs
tucked here and
there, threatening
to tear loose across
the city.
this is to say
no one
will ever round
them up – with
time, it is
up to both
of us to forget
.
20140127:0854
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a dozen cities

by nightfall, the

by nightfall, the
trail of my
heart
is moon-
glazed and leads
nowhere – follow
at your discretion,
it has been known
to build cadences
and impromptus,
verdant ledges
over shimmering
cities,
out of the
softest footsteps
.
20110209:2349
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