Tagged: health

five days from home and

when our eyes begin

when our eyes begin
to age, will we receive a
prismatic sign? will

we feel tired, but not sleepy?
will we wish we’d taken more care?
.
20211203:2008
y

it is looking more and

it is looking more and
more likely that
we have been weighing
the wrong things, counting
and measuring
that which is
not easily
quantifiable, things we
can’t wrap our heads
around. we have
disassociated, splintered,
fractured ourselves for
too long to contain
so much, we can’t
be reliable data
within these set
values, even words
are no longer
enough, nor
meaningful
.
20211106:0449
y

mama’s perilla

mama’s perilla
eventually takes over
the garden every

year, understanding that our
nervous system depends on it
.
20210614:1938
y

because you brought home

because you brought home
the starling, broken-winged or
broken-legged, and nursed

it back to health, there will be
other starlings, carrying hope
.
20210414:2039
y

when your battery

when your battery
runs low, the body grows cold,
the skin clammy – this

morning, getting a raw taste
of having something to lose
.
20201120:1551
y

buttery goodness

how much longer? we

how much longer? we
are all wondering, amidst
a pandemic, in

sickness and in health, inside
and outside, peering beyond
.
20200630:1843
y

vocabularies

vocabularies
expand in sickness and in
health – understanding

quarantine, isolation,
and our social distancing
.
20200328:0955
y

we negotiate

we negotiate
with our bodies as if we
could take a day off

here and there to maintain some
sort of a balanced diet
.
20191214:1059
y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: negotiate