Tagged: gathering

to gather or not

to gather or not
to gather, that is the question
in the context of

the ongoing pandemic,
we are torn, loose in the wind
.
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getting together

getting together
to construct a gingerbread
house without formal

training or licenses – more
candy in mouth than on house
.
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four weeks before we

four weeks before we
gather, we are testing the
elasticity

of our roots, extending each
fiber to strengthen support
.
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in the city that

in the city that
never sleeps, every other john’s
pizzeria is

a stone toss away – let us
meet there and order a slice
.
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part of gathering

part of gathering
expertise is pulling in
what you know, what might

eventually escape if
you are negligent, careless
.
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in between the

in between the
hours that march
towards our gathering,
dreams of sweet
potato pie
, my
mama’s arms and
hands assembling
the dumplings and
us, daddy checking
the clock again
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: assembling

t-minus five days

t-minus five days
until we are home,
gathering like lost
leaves, manifold
colors from the
same tree
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: manifold

we are gathering

we are gathering
our morning abundance, but
for the mosquitos
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: mosquitos

on most days, i am

on most days, i am
afraid that i will be more
tempted to jump than
to step solidly backward –
we all know a little
something about
gathering momentum
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we are an hour’s

we are an hour’s
ride away from the ocean.
there’s a gathering-

up-of-skirt feeling as i
write this, ready to take the plunge
.
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