Tagged: formula

you said the river

you said the river
can heal itself if we give
it time – it’s never

a perfect formula when
variables are missing
.
20210128:2013
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perhaps more

perhaps more
than any of it
all, more than
education and
income brackets,
more than
compatibility and
the stars, more
than all the
coincidences
and preferences,
is the comfort
of shorthand
and shortcuts.
here’s to the
ninety-percent of
the things i don’t
say that still make
their way to you
.
20201222:1711
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in the formula

on the way to home-

on the way to home-
made ice cream, we picked basils
from the garden – sweet,

purple, and thai – perhaps the
formula for joy is choice
.
20201117:1919
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if potatoes, then

if potatoes, then
deliciousness – there is only
a small number of

if-then statements that remain
true nine-tenths of a casserole
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: if-then

the haves have a

the haves have a
singular way of
dedicating themselves
to the diagnosed
trials and tribulations
of the have-nots
when it’s
convenient,
corroborated,
and classifiable
in code. no new
language is
ever needed
for this tried-
and-true
tactical formula
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: tactical

if you treat home as

if you treat home as
a constant, everything
else is
a variable –
we worked on
the formula
for years, not knowing
one another’s roots
.
20181211:0727
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: roots

you say the city

you say the city
will eventually overtake
an individual –

that’s the way of math, beauty
to contain mystical truths
.
20181210:1722
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: math

the barrier of

the barrier of
doubt is also a blanket,
a safety net, an

algebraic equation
that i cannot step away from
.
20171120:0754
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if we are lucky,

if we are lucky,
life strips us of life
quickly or
very slowly –
the pain lingers
like a lost
formula, waiting
for someone to
come along
and solve it
.
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