Tagged: gap

not having enough

not having enough
hot chocolate to survive
another snowstorm

first world problems in the nth
degree, buried in disregard
.
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in the middle of

in the middle of
winter, we worry about
overheating, fire

hazards, and we pray we don’t freeze,
huddled under the same roof
.
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two regular-sized

two regular-sized
bags of semi-sweet chocolate
chips can help to fill

up most holes, especially
during any holidays
.
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there is a tear in

there is a tear in
time between the hour you wake
to pee and the minute

the sun rises – try not to
lose too many thoughts in there
.
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in the theater of

in the theater of
dreams
, there is a steady hum
all around us, a

low rumbling at this late
hour from those ready to rise
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: rumbling

this gap we call the

when eating pizza,

when eating pizza,
we will experience gaps –
perhaps it will taste

regional, or maybe just one
town over, a known measurement
.
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on uneven ground,

on uneven ground,
we have pretended
long enough
for self-esteem to
fray, patterns
to solidify,
thoughts
to slant
with no foothold
.
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you and i still stop

you and i still stop
for the possibilities
of mutant clovers

sometimes – faith, hope, love, luck – caught
growing between every gap
.
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it’s all well and good

it’s all well and good
to state that we will not show
up, that we will take
to the streets, show
solidarity by stepping out
of housework, child
care, maybe apply
some self-care at
the local beauty
parlor, therapeutic
spa. meanwhile, a
host of silent women
will step in
to fill the gap, make
the lunches, file the
nails, listen to and
nod and listen to the
ones who insist on
being heard
.
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