Tagged: heavy

the fig tree is ripe

the fig tree is ripe
with robins this morning, knocking
off heavy fruit to

pick at across the lawn as
we wait for the main event
.
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less than a week in,

less than a week in,
and our bodies are already
heavy, no, even

heavier, holding it to-
gether, for this many more days
.
20210107:2012
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these days are heavy,

these days are heavy,
no, even heavier, when there’s
no room for error
.
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summer storm, humming-

summer storm, humming-
birds weigh heavy on hibiscus
branches in our yard
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: storm

the day before the

distance is the great

distance is the great
revealer – you are miles and miles
and miles away, i

am weaving such a tale, heavy
with details, just to reach you
.
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the branches that

the branches that
form the timeline
of our lives
are never steady,
yet we still lean
on them for
the heavier stuff
.
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soon after the new

soon after the new
year, there is a heaviness
that comes with being

weightless for so long, or is
it the other way around?
.
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along Pier 7,

along Pier 7,
the afternoon winks
until each lamp
is lit, each casting net
returns heavy, each
breath full
.
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in some circumstances,

in some circumstances,
we have learned to lean
into the heat, endure
the inertia – such
heaviness
mastering apologies
only with our eyes
.
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