Tagged: departure

a good provider

a good provider
is one who leaves – mothers, fathers,
daughters, and sons, no

one escapes these lives we live, not
truly – even now, we part
.
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we count down the days

t-minus one month

t-minus one month
before homecoming – suitcases
out and ready, chores

crossed off, two by two, days become
longer, stretched across memories
.
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in the dream after

in the dream after
the dream that is just before
waking, bamboo soup,

the way mom cooks it at home,
a memory for the journey
.
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every three-point-two

every three-point-two
flights, we remember to ask
mom to prepare some

freshly cut apple pear slices
to soothe whatever the journey
.
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there is never a

there is never a
perfect time for
arrivals nor
departures – we
hold our breaths for
as long as we
can, knowing that
it is inevitable
.
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a fish to stay, a

we will arrive and

we will arrive and
depart on a tilt, the earth’s
gravity pulling

us into a strangled embrace,
the light only inches away
.
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arrivals are like

arrivals are like
departures only at the
curb – cars
left running,
waiting for a sign
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: running

t minus ninety-

t minus ninety-
three minutes until you depart –
my heart cancels launch
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: depart