Tagged: home

home away from home,

home away from home,
arriving, departing, and
arriving again
.
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t minus one entire

t minus one entire
season to winter,
mom and i are giddy,
fingers sugar-
tipped, mouths
citrusy sweet.
end-of-summer
weather is meant
to be this candied-
orange-peel-sticky
.
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on the nth day of

on the nth day of
summer, we made a few
more discoveries,
hand in hand, arms
swinging towards
home, luck in our
steps. a new
Hedera helix hanging
planter finds its rhythm
alongside us, ready
to climb towards
the stars at our window
.
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home

it has come to my

it has come to my
attention that
you sing when
moving from room to
room in the middle of
a quiet afternoon because
i scare easily. love is
adding to our repertoire
so that we can
become more
secondhand
fearless together
.
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three days before heading

three days before heading
home, a ball of nerves
tumbles in the chest,
jostled and batted around
like the best
game of post-election
pinball ever played,
where the score is
already in the trillions,
you’re playing right
into enemy territory,
and all the flashing
lights, bells and noise-
makers seem to only make
the ball move faster –
keeping up is essentially
adding so many
zeroes and counting on
that slingshot save
.
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after trying out the

after trying out the
longitudes and latitudes
of several cities,

you sunk into the woven
hammock of new york with relief
.
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