Tagged: hair

with twin azalea

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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