Tagged: health

mama’s perilla

mama’s perilla
eventually takes over
the garden every

year, understanding that our
nervous system depends on it
.
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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
.
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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
.
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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
.
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vocabularies

vocabularies
expand in sickness and in
health – understanding

quarantine, isolation,
and our social distancing
.
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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
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: negotiate

we are well and un-

we are well and un-
well, it is impossible
to pinpoint – you first
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: impossible

three hundred and eight

three hundred and eight
hoops later, we are still bending
the knees, lengthening

the calf muscles, rotating
our ankles to meet the mark
.
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perhaps love goes hand

perhaps love goes hand
in hand with fear – i would love
to take another

bite, but laces and zippers
and new commitments, to boot
.
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