Tagged: gears

when how we listen

when how we listen
is no longer enough –
let us switch gears, act
.
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to manage and hold

to manage and hold
simplicity, the universe
maps out new
configurations of
gears that must
turn with elegant
precision.
whether taking on
the city, the woods, or
each other, we do
the same thing –
listen intently
for only one
another’s clicks
.
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while the gears

while the gears
are still
turning, your
thoughts are
locked into
my thoughts
like balanced
forces, equal
in size and
opposite in
direction, holding
us momentarily
at rest
.
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certainly more

certainly more
than once
in a lifetime, it gets
caught, entangled
by its very own

hands – the exact
minute, the hour,
is not so
important as the
standstill,
the hungry
gears of time
thwarted,
gnawing
at the adjacent
memories
.
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masculinity is a well-oiled

masculinity is a well-oiled
machine
. dialed
to varying degrees
each custom-made
fitting, each industrial
heart must find
a way to bend
itself around
the norm, to sync the
turning of its
gears with the
discovery of self
.
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January turned a new

January turned a new
leaf at the last
stoplight. we were
beginning to have
our doubts, but
when she saw
green, she shifted
gears, gunned it,
and left us cold
.
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