Tagged: family

we rode down city

we rode down city
streets in dad’s scooter, not old
enough to be scared,

yet confident enough to place
our trust in dad to keep us safe
.
20211011:1932
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the people you think

the people you think
of when you travel are the
same people you think

of when standing still – sceneries
change, characters stay the same
.
20211009:1205
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rabbit, octopus,

rabbit, octopus,
or lamb – for a family
to eat joyfully

together, it’s important to
acknowledge what’s off limits
.
20210920:1812
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daddy saved the best

daddy saved the best
for last – an exoskeleton
of a cicada

long shed and waiting to be
shared between fearless explorers
.
20210917:2115
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i am grandmother-

i am grandmother-
less, a feeling that carries
privilege at the point

of distinction, a state of
being struggling to be spoiled
.
20210811:0510
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mom and dad rescue

mama rabbit and

mama rabbit and
papa ox –
persistence
paired with an
indomitable
spirit – nothing
is insurmountable
.
20210720:2010
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we were proofed in the

(for y, on your birthday)

we were proofed in the
same basket, risen and baked
in the same oven,

my brother and i, honey-
buttered slices, loved, loved, love
.
20210703:0526
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two hours with a

two hours with a
hammer can cause a lot of
damage or yield five

pounds of shelled hazelnuts and
pure joy from working with our hands
.
20210627:1534
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wednesday night, you are

wednesday night, you are
hand-rolling sushi with us,
guiding us through each

ingredient, so that nothing
and maybe everything falls out
.
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