Tagged: difference

most days, the silver

most days, the silver
lining is absolute grey,
the difference being

an invitation to engage –
we blink, look for another way
.
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at the fish market,

at the fish market,
mom knows the difference between
this and that fish, not

just red fish, blue fish, round fish, long
fish – it pays to shop with a chef
.
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it takes struggle to

it takes struggle to
notice the little things, or
privilege to peruse

all the angles, or freedom
to appreciate the difference
.
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perhaps shaken, not

perhaps shaken, not
stirred
is the epitome of
privilege – the difference

between taking a moment to
recalibrate and action
.
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in the end, it turns

in the end, it turns
out that we will not have tried
as hard as we thought

we would, nevermind could, because
it might have made a difference
.
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our backyard is a

our backyard is a
patch of grass accessorizing
new york city, such

a small thing that makes all the
difference for our simple hearts
.
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sometimes, yesterday

sometimes, yesterday
and today will no longer
have anything in

common – we adjust the volume
of our voices to be heard
.
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perhaps words are our

perhaps words are our
very first
spices, nestled
on our tongues
like lost and
found
treasures, waiting
to stir
one another’s
pots of
thoughts and
lived experiences,
make little
explosions,
calm unnerved
nerves
.
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discoveries can

discoveries can
fold as much
as they can
unfold.
when we break
bread together
for the first
time, we won’t
know the difference,
and it’ll be as
much of a release
.
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in a parallel

in a parallel
universe, it is still the
weekend, and because
we live comfortably
and are doing something
as normal as holding
a garage sale,
we are worried
about the color
of our skin
over the
commonality
of sharing
perceived treasures
.
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