Tagged: exchange

we will memorize

we will memorize
one another’s histories
all wrong, not because

we haven’t tried, but because
we may have tried much too hard
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: histories

back when we used to

back when we used to
exchange letters, everything
was more – like meeting

in grand central this november,
recalling the length of your hair
.
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let’s be up to our

let’s be up to our
eyeballs in denial, free is
never quite free, once

you’ve strapped in for the ride, exchanged
parts of you that make up the whole
.
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i am opening

i am opening
a fresh package of
candied pinto
beans and
remembering
how you used to
carry them overseas,
from grandma to
grandma to
granddaughter,
hand to hand to
hand, an exchange
all at once
familiar and
unfamiliar, a
sugar-coated
nostalgia
.
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from the B.Q.E.,

from the B.Q.E.,
i am always seeing you
for the first time –
a rapid exchange
in morse code,
from windows to
window, rolled
down for
better decoding
.
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