Tagged: evening

the ice maker stirs,

the ice maker stirs,
makes ice after guests have gone
to bed, sorry, not

sorry, seeking affirmation
in the middle of the night
.
20220918:0814
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afternoon into

afternoon into
evening, vacillating
between whimsical

and triggering – america,
america, america
.
20220628:1859
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thirty-odd minutes

thirty-odd minutes
after midnight, the neighbors
launched half-a-dozen

fireworks, determined to
light the way for santa’s sleigh
.
20211225:0724
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a third-floor window

a third-floor window
off of prince street in soho
on any given

night will reflect nameless balls of
gases, orbiting for some shine
.
20211206:2120
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blustery evening,

perched

perched
on the landing
between
the fifth floor and the
roof, we found it –
a super blue blood
moon
dangling
out the window,
wedged
in a sliver
of brooklyn sky
.
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a day of cooking

when the sun sets at

when the sun sets at
four thirty-seven in the
afternoon, there is

no escaping the temperature
of loss, longing for the south
.
20171115:1844
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in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, we
deal with sudden
pain the only way we know
how – Vivienne, screaming
at the top of your
fifteenth-month-old
lungs for ten minutes
at a quarter to two
makes as much
sense as any
while the rest of us lie
achingly still
in the dark, perhaps
hoping to be picked up
.
20170118:0204
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so much pain and love

so much pain and love
goes into a real shouting
match – a lifetime spent

fueling each other can wake
even the neighbors, naturally
.
20161118:0142
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