Tagged: delivery

on a scale of one

on a scale of one
to ten, waking up at five
a.m. to secure

a delivery slot is a
nine, batting zero for two
.
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it’s true, we have to

it’s true, we have to
work on both the content and
the delivery –

day after day, the carelessness
extends, the words oxidize
.
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the first snow of the

the first snow of the
season is a light dusting,
flurries passing notes

across state lines, innocuous
but slippery all the same
.
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at the height of

at the height of
love, we send
postcards, counting
on momentum, and
the word forever, to
make the delivery
.
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after some time, we

after some time, we
speak in code, give the alphabet
a little twist, or

a twirl, understanding that
it’s all in the delivery
.
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stamping forever

the middle

the middle
of the night
disappears
so stealthily,
there is little
room for
protest, just
a sudden
birth to
morning
and the first
cry we are
left sharing
.
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i love the way you

i love the way you
scrawled Brooklyn
onto the side
of my care
package, each
letter a seed
aimed for home.
years later, those
calligraphic
tendrils still
blossom in my heart
like the perennials
in your garden,
a surprise and
not a surprise
.
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especially in

especially in
stillness, there are
exchanges of
information,
messages to be
delivered –
yes,
no,
you are still
the texture of
happiness

each package
arrives and
departs like
a shuttle
anticipating
smooth sailing
.
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we safeguard

we safeguard
each other with
neverminds, spend
meaningful time being
flexible, individually
wrapping our thoughts
with inner and outer
packaging devised
for maximum
absorption. happiness
is guaranteed on
delivery, everything
in its place,
nothing is off
.
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