Tagged: frozen

moments can easily

moments can easily
be frozen, doctored
with the practiced
edits of
memory, and
still, reveal nothing
.
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time often leaves us

time often leaves us
stranded, especially in
moments like these, when

all synapses are firing,
but our bodies remain still
.
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washing rice in

washing rice in
autumn, my fingers
turn cold under
running water,
remembering
my grandmother’s
hands, already two
weeks’ frozen
.
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Spring is late as we

Spring is late as we
stand outside those
glass doors, locked
at opening
hour, hungry
and counting
up every minute past its
due date, fists tucked
into gloves, hidden
in sleeves, forgiving
smiles
frozen ready
.
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you are arriving

you are arriving
on the ten-
thirty from Albany to
Penn
tomorrow,
allowing the
Hudson’s endless
propulsion to
carry your smile
into the frozen city
.
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there are memories

there are memories
that dazzle
in their
transparency, their
detailed
elegance.

there are
memories
that carve
each
gesture
into fierce blooms.

the more we cling
to these frozen
sculpted things
,
the more we find
them abandoning
shape, losing
meaning
right between
our frost-
nipped hands
.
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20080402

morning remedy
.
on my fifth bag of frozen
berries wrapped in a wet
towel, Vladimir started
on the Schumann Träumerei –
a tough rival to overtake
when it comes down to
the magic of lulling
one swollen eyelid
to go down quietly
while the other stands
mesmerized
like an older child
defeating curfew
for the very first time
.
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