Tagged: holidays

no one belongs to

no one belongs to
no one else – we recognize
this in loss, pain, in

separation two days before
christmas in a pandemic
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we’ve been here before –

we’ve been here before –
six days before christmas and
not yet home – somehow,

it feels different, homeward bound
plays in the distance, with teeth
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the very edges

the very edges
of holidays often arrive
tattered and torn, we

anticipate this and keep
ourselves in good company
.
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on the first day of

on the first day of
setting aside time off in
a pandemic, light

dances with shadow, guilt with
relief, shackles with freedom
.
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summer’s recovery –

summer’s recovery –
excavating
crystallized time
for the brief
winter ahead,
powering up to
keep it all straight
.
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the holidays can

having finally

having finally
settled into the year, we are
suddenly rushed out
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: settled

we all do it – make

we all do it – make
a little more room around
this time of the year
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on holidays, we

on holidays, we
would make french
toast
, exercise
freedom in the
kitchen, testing
out our skills in
cracking eggs,
cutting straight
lines with a
spatula, flipping
at the edge of
almost burnt
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: freedom

we queue up for the

we queue up for the
holidays – errands,
presents, treats,
work, payments,
anonymity
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: queue