Tagged: fence

recognizing that

recognizing that
we will never live up to
our expectations

of ourselves is the first step
to seeing beyond the fence
.
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here is another

here is another
occasion to build a gated
community – we

stand on tiptoes, crowding to
get in, look over, peek through
.
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across the border,

across the border,
under the chain, above the
fence, beyond the
wall – a history
of man-made
barriers,
keeping people
in their place
.
20191027:1830
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: barriers

good climbing fences

good climbing fences
make so-so neighbors – there are
no real statistics
.
20191009:0751
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: fences

let’s not stay on the

and then again, there are

and then again, there are
kisses that alight on
the last defense between
you and the unknown,
perched quietly on the
fence, waiting for a
stirring that signals
an invitation. you can
look out the window
every morning all
season long, and it
will still be at the
same spot, preening
.
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nothing lights up

nothing lights up
a strike-anywhere
imagination
more
famously
than the suitably
fictional
surface
of a well-
built fence
.
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we lean our ears

we lean our ears
against the fences of
fear, as if we could
judge the depth
of our own
confidence by
what is built
underneath and
in between. the
harder we laugh,
the more certain
we are that
something
is changing
.
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the difference between knowing

the difference between knowing
something
is within
reach and not reaching out
and knowing something
is no longer
reachable is like suddenly
losing wings
in the middle of the night
and finding the only
gap in the nightmare
already occupied by
a whimpering seven-
year-old who knows
there is no one on the
outside to hear her
.
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