Tagged: height

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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you said time spent in

you said time spent in
microgravity lengthens
the spine, so that an
astronaut freshly waking
up to take the helm
would have to readjust
the rear view mirror
to see that the
world may appear
worse off than it
really is, find
new strength
.
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at the height of things,

at the height of things,
heat rushes for one reason
or another – it

is where we build masterpieces
or a galactic divide
.
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at the height of

at the height of
love, we send
postcards, counting
on momentum, and
the word forever, to
make the delivery
.
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in the news today,

in the news today,
someone has stretched
the distance of a cat’s
leap – with the right
incentives, we all want
to take flight, remain
weightless, suspended
a spell or two longer
in hope’s embrace
.
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the things you say

the things you say
i know
to are such
reliefs – like
why we should never
attempt to be
neo-Classicists
when wounded
with even a twinge of
mediocrity, and how
at the height of
doubt, i always lean
towards jumping
.
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