Tagged: difference

there’s a stark difference

there’s a stark difference
between the first and second,
sometimes fifth, time you

play a game – we all dabble
in rule interpretation
.
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the ac turns on

the ac turns on
and off, thermostat set at
eighty-two, running

water is steps away, we brew
a pot of fare trade coffee

(as if we were making
a difference)
.
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there is no difference

there is no difference
between a good christian and
a good buddhist – both

are praiseworthy in the lightning
speed round of pointing fingers
.
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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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