Tagged: holidays

yes, one string of lights

yes, one string of lights
begets another – less to do
with whether you’ve got

a series or parallel, more
to do with unparalleled joy
.
20220128:1955
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on the second

on the second
weekend of the new
year, the christmas
spruce met
its maker, after
a short journey
on our garden
wagon to the
city park’s
mulchfest –
chipping saturday
.
20220108:1808
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two regular-sized

two regular-sized
bags of semi-sweet chocolate
chips can help to fill

up most holes, especially
during any holidays
.
20211220:0042
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maybe between love

maybe between love
and sweaters, there is a third
or a thirty-third

alternate universe where gifts
can only be intangible
.
20211215:2036
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the holidays – one

the holidays – one
more opportunity to keep
up with the Joneses

and their ninety-six indoor
christmas trees, deliver us…
.
20211211:2005
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getting together

getting together
to construct a gingerbread
house without formal

training or licenses – more
candy in mouth than on house
.
20211207:2103
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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
.
20201223:1450
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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
.
20201219:1050
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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
.
20201218:2120
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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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