Tagged: history

at the end of the

at the end of the
night, i store all of these pinpricks
in my heart, absorbed,

melted down into coarser,
even coarser elements, pray
.
20220421:0147
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the people we know

the people we know
and love, loved, still love are quite
easily the same

people who shoot to kill – warning:
not-an-intruder alert
.
20220421:0137
y

no data for this

no data for this
period is a salve, a
sign, a red flag, an

opening, an invitation,
an absence, a veiled presence
.
20220421:0128
y

at the end of the

at the end of the
day, you will be left with no
choice but to play the

white card – neighbor, friend, lover,
in-law, student, colleague, stranger
.
20220421:0101
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fielding questions of

and still, we are not

and still, we are not
spending enough time looking
back to inform the

present, let alone the future,
doomed to make the same mistakes
.
20220228:2055
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we were not the first

eight out of ten are

eight out of ten are
historically challenged,
destined to repeat

ourselves, blissfully ignorant
or frustratingly toiling
.
20211218:1718
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

after all this time,

after all this time,
and icarus, we still long
for wings – as if we

could ever learn from someone
else’s mistakes, resist bruising
.
20210911:2006
y