Tagged: departures

for most departures,

for most departures,
you get in line.
death as a
destination is no
different – there is
just as much
gossiping
ahead
and behind
.
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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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the future arrives

at the airport, time

at the airport, time
stands still as i age, feeling
twice removed, at once

likely and unlikely, an
edge on arriving early
.
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light, leaving, and love

there are traces of

there are traces of
me
that starts leaving before
i actually leave

the tea cup drying in the
dish rack, the look on your face
.
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you have redrawn

you have redrawn
the map to your
heart. overnight,
two roads were under
new construction,
a third walled
off, a cul-de-sac
has become a
sinkhole, and the
driveway is now
an occasion for
long departures
.
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these things appear

(for c)

these things appear
to be
so harmless –

a familiar hand
on a slip of paper

a trail of messages
scattered like crumbs

tethered letters
waiting to be proofed

no one to say
goodnight
to
.
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