Tagged: exercise

on holidays, we

on holidays, we
would make french
toast
, exercise
freedom in the
kitchen, testing
out our skills in
cracking eggs,
cutting straight
lines with a
spatula, flipping
at the edge of
almost burnt
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: freedom

you and i practice

vivienne, you are

vivienne, you are
exercising those powerful
lungs from the second

floor, ready for a lifetime
of song and dance, some shrieking
.
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we warm up for that

the long-term effects

the long-term effects
of you make microscopic
tears in all the right

muscles so that when i flex,
there is a lengthening ache
.
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we all take turns

we all take turns
being lost and found –
an exercise in weight
distribution to ensure
a lengthier ride,
stretch performance
.
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even on days when

even on days when
our muscles
resist, we
can twist
deeper into
presence, lean
into the space
between language,
close the gap
that tolerates
prejudice
.
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morning and evening

trying not to be

trying not to be
torn is a delicate
thing – nine times
out of ten, they
advise you to
go with the
flow, yield
to prevent more
injury –
we are all
doing the best
we can
.
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and this, too, is

and this, too, is
a regimen –
learning to
love you is
a regular two
to three notches
of the ratchet,
pushing the heart
muscles to endure
microscopic tears
to bear the
modified weight
.
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