Tagged: coat

perhaps spring appears

perhaps spring appears
and disappears mostly with
no regard for our

single-minded seasonal
cleaning – we are caught coatless
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: cleaning

sometimes the heart will

sometimes the heart will
autumn before it autumns, thoughts
whispering the end

of things as naturally as sweet
nothings – unpack your winter coat
.
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they don’t tell you that

they don’t tell you that
with every decision comes a
shedding off of a

protective coat or a donning
of a layer – yes to both
.
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it is stated in countless

it is stated in countless
handbooks and hazard
identification trainings
that whenever a dust
layer of as little as one-
thirty-second of an
inch accumulates,
immediate cleaning is
warranted to prevent
combustion. i had often
thought that somehow, this
pain would be
useful, drawing close
each layer like a
comforter, a coat,
an armor, a potential,
not knowing enough
about chemistry
and vents
and letting go
.
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your heavy grey glance

your heavy grey glance
lifting, separating from
the texture of fog

a bud’s fur coat collecting
frost to soften winter’s blow
.
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the first half of

the first half of
February buttons
up her coat, stands
by the doorway
,
and waits for the
appropriate moment
to bow out, pulling
absently on her
cinnamon gloves
.
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on Friday morning

on Friday morning
the mailbox on the
corner held on to
our most
private
expectations

insulated beneath
a fresh coat of snow
.
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imagination

let us rehearse this