Tagged: etiquette

wanted: the book on

wanted: the book on
the etiquette of time – the
length of seconds, hours,

days, or years in between a
happening and a restoring
.
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maybe it’s because

maybe it’s because
a southern transplant, newly
city girl should know
a little something
about trucks and
winches, wraparound
porches and rocking
chairs, and the holy trinity
of cajun cooking –
when you said
four-wheel drive,
i leaned in
with etiquette
but not too much
.
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you can’t fight your way

you can’t fight your way
to the front of the train doors
and not budge once you’ve

stepped through – i guess everyone
has their own form of sanity
.
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eight-tenths full –

eight-tenths full –
my mother’s
recommendation
in meeting
hunger, in measuring
a well-mannered
portion
of
tea for guests, in
accepting applause,
in greeting life
.
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the way these things

the way these things
go, propriety is most
susceptible to erosion.
a foundation built
on tinsel charm
withstands as much
as one would expect
.
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