Tagged: combinations

perhaps these days will

perhaps these days will
be a fenceful of locks to
pick, finding the right

combinations, only a
matter of whom to cajole
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: cajole

we are all at once

we are all at once
secure and insecure
about the space
between us –
with no agreed upon
unit of measurement,
we have to
negotiate every
vibration, adapt
to each curve,
swallow words
in different
combinations and feel
the push and pull
of acceleration
with a new gravity
.
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in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, the mind runs
errands the body
pretends to know
nothing about,
reshuffles everything
we’ve said or felt or
said we’ve felt
so that there are
new hands to play
by morning, with
over two-point-five
million possibilities
hidden beneath
our poker faces
.
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we are in many

we are in many
ways merely
ingredients,
going for
that luscious
match –
who is to say
shrimp and
grits
is more
divine than
shrimp with
cocktail sauce,
curry mango,
andouille
.
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we rely on loose