Tagged: cornered

it starts with a

it starts with a
preference to forget,
curves around an
inclination or two,
pauses at the
corners of affection,
excitement, and despair,
slides undetected
between the minutes
right before and the
minutes just after,
unwinds itself from
the pillars of
belief and disbelief,
lets go
.
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there are moments

staying takes on more

staying takes on more
risks – on a scale
between over-
staying and feeling
cornered, there is
also the danger
of growing
.
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when cornered, super-

when cornered, super-
natural thinking occurs
just outside of our
lived experiences,
vibrating one or
two parallel
worlds away –
do we choose
the same ending?
.
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and this morning,

after just a few

after just a few
layers, it will already
be impossible
to rub off –
being cornered
into a personal
narrative is a slow
coercion that has no
identifiable corners
.
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there are certainly

there are certainly
days that register as
cornered, but when
they begin to
line up, two by two
at your doorsteps,
it’s time to get the
broom, i won’t
hold you back
.
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there is a version

there is a version
of being cornered
that looks like letting
your hair down
.
it comes
with basic
squirming, a bit
of flailing, and
finally, a slow
slide into the
arctic waters –
you’ve
seen it. it’s
the one where they
cut to the scene of
a lone ice floe
bobbing for balance
while the kill has
just begun
.
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a wound up instinct

we sharpen our