Tagged: competition

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
.
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when competing for

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

enlist rivals as allies, so
that every veggie has room
.
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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
.
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twin dogwood trees in

into the open

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

only indistinguishable
shards, jockeying for position
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: jockeying

with age come new aches,

with age come new aches,
vying for attention – let’s trade
an arm for a leg
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: trade

mom perfected the

mom perfected the
art of making cookies, sharing
recipes when asked –

even then, no one could come
close to the way she perfected
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: perfected

in the shade of our

in the shade of our
chinese mahogany, mom’s
peonies vy for light
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: shade

if we are all from

if we are all from
the same tree, you and i are
from the same branch, we

will never stop competing for
and sharing the same resources
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: branch