Tagged: genetics

reflecting on the

reflecting on the
impermanence of it all, i
will not endeavor

to stick around longer than
rationed by time, seek attachments
.
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here it is – the same

here it is – the same
code that makes us
human – is it the
similarities or
the differences that
make us want
to hurt each other
.
20150506:0927
y

for awhile – until

for awhile – until
it was bad form to do so –
they tracked time across

my right palm, as if it were
a new charter, an extension
.
20150427:0915
y

because it hurts, i know

because it hurts, i know
now that i live off
the steam of
opportunity – from
the opposite
ends of the
earth, knowing that
our hearts were still
beating was
enough or perhaps
a short circuit
the same wires
are showing
.
20141001:0100
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snow in Atlanta

under life’s imminent

under life’s imminent
force, grandpa pulled
away from
us, and we are
undone –
immeasurable
strands of DNA
from a double helix
unzipped and waiting
to be translated
once more –
into that
chuckle, a weakness
for the bitterest
tea, an
unbelievable
gentleness, and a gift
for choosing the
right words when
even the right
words will no
longer soothe
.
20130930:2325
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