Tagged: gap

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

this gap we call the
weekend has lengthened – do you
feel it in your bones?
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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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we appear to close

we appear to close
the gap between the things we
know and the things we

don’t know, year after year, but
it’s only from a distance
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