Tagged: flight

every three-point-two

every three-point-two
flights, we remember to ask
mom to prepare some

freshly cut apple pear slices
to soothe whatever the journey
.
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perhaps we are one

perhaps we are one
quarantine holiday away
from breaking, and five

million people hum mid-flight:
this is it, pack your bags, let’s go
.
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a sandwich bag with

a sandwich bag with
freshly peeled and sliced apple
pears
 tucked into my

travel bag requires no note
to show mama’s enduring love
.
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maybe with wings, we

perhaps new flavors

perhaps new flavors
arrive once a
month, landing
in JFK with
a slosh and some
nervousness –
on the streets of
Brooklyn, a world
of wondrous
piraguas awaits
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: slosh

sitting by the wing

sitting by the wing
of a plane is often an
exercise in self-
preservation
,
counting every
nut and bolt,
willing every
piece of metal
to stay together,
holding breaths
twelve heartbeats
at a time
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: preservation

i get anxious when

butterflies stay still

butterflies stay still
for much longer than we give
them credit for – let’s

allow one another wings
and not be afraid to fly
.
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between wings and a

within every hour,

within every hour,
there are eleven minutes
that take flight, nearly

a fifth of a minute that
sits still, one-eighth in running shoes
.
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