Tagged: culture

taste before proper

in every culture,

in every culture,
there is a version of a
pancake – pfannkuchen,

okonomiyaki, roti,
bing, pupusa – a warm wrap
.
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if we have made it

if we have made it
in this master narrative,
there will be versions

of ourselves that we will not
recognize – how do you do?
.
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we will never be

we will never be
as clear about
our history
as we should
be, relying
on the written
word for
some sort
of objectivity
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: objectivity

perhaps there are

perhaps there are
multiple levels to this
ultimately uninvited
gaze –
you curating
the version to
witness and
inviting us
in as the self-
appointed master
of someone else’s
home, and we
can’t help but
look, completely
complicit
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: uninvited

assimilating

assimilating
and not assimilating play
tug of war in the

morning, at meal times, just before
bed, looking for a clean win
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: assimilating

we will memorize

we will memorize
one another’s histories
all wrong, not because

we haven’t tried, but because
we may have tried much too hard
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: histories