Tagged: home

the sparrows outside

the sparrows outside
my window are forever
collecting fallen

twigs and leaves to build a home –
city dwellers, on the move
.
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t-minus just one

with twin azalea

fielding questions of

carrying home new

carrying home new
books, with a freshly printed
library card in

your pocket, is a rare reward
for leaving behind all you’ve known
.
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the white azaleas

the white azaleas
dad planted at the side of
our house wave so long,

so long when we back out of the
driveway from winter to fall
.
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once in a blue moon,

once in a blue moon,
the bluebird finds a perch in
our backyard, and mom

whisper-shouts hurry, come see,
and he turns around to look
.
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between the old man

between the old man
snoring and the younger man
pacing the wooden

floorboards from above, we learn to
coexist, one night at a time
.
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a day to rest and

a day to rest and
unclog the sink, empty the
vacuum bin, clean out

the freezer, make pizza, let
the dough rest longer, yes, longer
.
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missing the look of

missing the look of
the moon from this particular
street is perhaps too

specific – the tilt of these
branches, the curve of the sky
.
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