Tagged: competition

the holidays – one

the holidays – one
more opportunity to keep
up with the Joneses

and their ninety-six indoor
christmas trees, deliver us…
.
20211211:2005
y

we climb with no real

yes, we are in the

yes, we are in the
business of stacking up, some
hide it well, others

don’t bother – it’s all the same,
whether you admit it or not
.
20211021:2042
y

the neighbors compete

the neighbors compete
to see who is even more
ecuadorian-

american – flags waving,
pumpkins piled high, still grilling
.
20211019:1905
y

every september, our

every september, our
backyard becomes
an olympic
gymnasium, with dad
as the umpire, overseeing
guest and resident
hummingbirds
as they whip the air
to compete for the last
of the nectar, filling
up for the long
migration south
.
20210912:1930
y

when competing for

when competing for
pickling bottles, it’s best
to be transparent –

enlist rivals as allies, so
that every veggie has room
.
20210701:1518
y

maybe we are in

maybe we are in
competition and we don’t
know it, just missing

each other in the bamboo
grove, from winter into spring
.
20210104:1438
y

twin dogwood trees in

into the open

into the open
kaleidoscope that is dreaming,
there is no filter,

only indistinguishable
shards, jockeying for position
.
20190826:0827
y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: jockeying