Tagged: closer

every other new

every other new
yorker has a staten island
ferry story that

begins with wanting to get
closer to lady liberty
.
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ever closer, but

across state lines, you

across state lines, you
and i are raising fig trees,
mine a bit of a

copycat, merely playing
house, waiting to get closer
.
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it’s true, there will be

it’s true, there will be
ample time to spend alone
in the afterlife –

accordingly, stay a little
closer in the here and now
.
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across the distance

across the distance
of countless shores, feelings get
clogged up, polluted

by proximate priorities –
we wait to be pulled closer
.
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by the water’s edge,

by the water’s edge,
bonds become stronger, it’s true –
looking out into

the depth of an endlessly
cold darkness brings us closer
.
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maybe upon closer

maybe upon closer
inspection,
there will be hints
that we are about
to spiral
yes, come even
closer, don’t say
we didn’t warn you
.
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if we could pinch the

if we could pinch the
two ends of
brunch and bring
them closer, even
closer
together, perhaps
we wouldn’t feel
so full, nor so
empty
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: brunch

mom brings beauty

let us focus on being

let us focus on being
whole though not
any less
broken together –
it takes a good
demolition
to see the light,
to find a reason
for bringing
our pieces closer
.
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