Tagged: gift

spring making its way

one man’s fine taste is

one man’s fine taste is
another man’s tastelessness – please,
keep it to yourself
.
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to play the role of

to play the role of
a guest is to walk a fine
line between giving

and receiving – never arrive
or depart empty-handed
.
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here’s three-quarters of

here’s three-quarters of
my watermelon, you offered,
and summer begins
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: watermelon

feeling lucky some

feeling lucky some
of the time, if not
all of the
time, is already
a gift of luck
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: lucky

perhaps we are merely

perhaps we are merely
one hundred thousand
chickens
away from
combating poverty
and injustice
and instability
and racism
and disease
and hunger
and hate
and loss
and mortality –
the chicken
or the egg
.
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i am opening

i am opening
a fresh package of
candied pinto
beans and
remembering
how you used to
carry them overseas,
from grandma to
grandma to
granddaughter,
hand to hand to
hand, an exchange
all at once
familiar and
unfamiliar, a
sugar-coated
nostalgia
.
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there are mornings

there is irony

daddy’s girl