Tagged: hair

in the middle of

in the middle of
every haircut, there is an
opportunity

to go shorter, no, even
shorter – have hair, will travel
.
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more pepper, less salt

start with a full set

start with a full set
of hair
, they always insist, as
if the artist would

highlight anything displeasing
to a distinguished patron
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: patron

between here and there

back when we used to

back when we used to
exchange letters, everything
was more – like meeting

in grand central this november,
recalling the length of your hair
.
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time stands still with a

time stands still with a
fan brush – just lightly blend it,
one hair and some air
.
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there’s a new haircut

there’s a new haircut
feeling about loss –
how, even after days or
weeks, you are learning
to re-recognize yourself
in the mirror, and stray
snippets keep loosening
and falling off
when you shower,
blow-dry, each a
memory
to be washed down
or somehow recovered
.
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a haircut is

a haircut is
always nearly
new, undeniably
changing the
subject, extending
the same words
.
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somewhere across

somewhere across
the top of my
head, on the
surface, the cells are
re-evaluating,
calculating, and
taking data points
back to the rest
of the body –
lighter, lighter,
not just how much
but so much
lighter

.
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every morning ritual

every morning ritual
requires a little
give and take –
one more minute
in the shower,
one less spoon
of honey, fifteen
more seconds
on the phone, two
less bites of
fruit, one change
of shirt, three
less tugs on
the hair

.
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