Tagged: fresh air

you came back to the

you came back to the
city from a week at the
lakes smelling
different, new. at first
we thought it was
nature, the woods,
fresh air, and then
maybe the hotel soap.
by evening, we
identified it as
sunscreen and,
while you unpacked, i
was able to put away
the thought of
separation, restock
the shelf behind
our bathroom
mirror with all
of your familiar things
.
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held for a

held for a
moment
under
the scrutiny of the
sun, a chorus of
notes
glisten
as they
dive, flip their
tails, and
turn, all at once
like a school of
fish, extracting
a breath of
fresh air
.
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