Tagged: float

back before we knew

back before we knew
how to trade, it was a box
of runts for ten
minutes on the inflatable
float. it is questionable
if we’ve learned
anything, grew out
of our childish ways
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: inflatable

look far enough, then

look far enough, then
even farther, the ocean
is our backyard, all

we have to do is lean back,
trust that we will float away
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: float

on departures and

not having language

not having language
to translate the self-assembly
means that everything

becomes a hair-trigger from
folding or floating away
.
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upon reflection,

upon reflection,
we will find that we recycle
a healthy range of

talents and acquired skills
to float just above settling
.
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i am waiting on

i am waiting on
the corner to becoming
immeasurable –

perhaps staying is as much
an addiction as leaving
.
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the tongue you do not

the tongue you do not
choose to use loses
elasticity, fumbles
its phonetic alphabet,
but remains resilient,
bobbing across
brainwaves,
suspending
memories as bait
.
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because you taught

for every moment

for every moment
that capsizes, there are at
least ten to withstand

these choppy waters, explaining
away the perception
.
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i am holding onto

i am holding onto
the idea of a camellia
bush still taller
than you,
and the weight
of each newly
petaled
memory as it
falls, ready
to be rescued,
brought inside,
to float like
yesterday,
before
there were any
signs of rain
.
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