Tagged: here

once in awhile, here

once in awhile, here
meets there, then meets
now, it shouldn’t take
two measures of
courage to ask
for a dance
.
20170626:2159
y

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perhaps with time, we

perhaps with time, we
all curl or spiral inwards
or is it that we

unwind, become loose, making
serpentine patterns here, there
.
20170512:2359
y

i do not know when

i do not know when
these rose-colored
glasses fell
away from my
face – maybe it was
during some kind of
skirmish, maybe i
slipped them off
between gazing
over there
and looking right
here,
so that i could
see more clearly
.
20170428:2333
y

i know without you

i know without you
having to say as much that
there is nothing here

for me – the timing of kisses
and the purposes they serve
.
20170220:1039
y

maybe two out of

maybe two out of
three nights, i find myself
nestled in a geometric
melancholy
, still relying
stubbornly on math
to solve every angle,
calculate the distances
that seem to grow
between here and
there. every once in
awhile, someone throws
me a formula
.
20170209:2202
y

the present is a

the present is a
quiver from which we will pull
memory-tipped arrows

to aim at the past and the
future, anywhere but here
.
20161216:2216
y

being present takes

being present takes
practice –
it’s not so much
about catching
milliseconds
as they pass,
but allowing
them to slip
right through,
unhooked
by this, that,
and the other
.
20161204:2030
y