Tagged: home

the hardest working

the hardest working
flowers in mama’s garden
are the zinnias

provided that dad fills up the
bucket for her to water them
.
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i am on my way –

i am on my way
towards home, towards the light,
from cradle to grave
.
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this morning, we learned

this morning, we learned
you were shrinking,
all fourteen-
point-six million square
miles of you, quaking and
leaving deep
scarps as if carving
out a message – for the
850 pounds of moon
rocks we stole
away and called our
greatest legacy –
to return home
.
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nineteen weeks later,

nineteen weeks later,
we are home again, the fire
is on, the water

is running, the fridge is full,
we make noise like happy children
.
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in reality,

in reality,
not every tree will find a
home – christmas eve blues
.
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we approach year-end

we approach year-end
festivities, and still, you do
not get to leave, go

home. to serve tastes more bitter than
the discomfort of being served
.
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if you treat home as

if you treat home as
a constant, everything
else is
a variable –
we worked on
the formula
for years, not knowing
one another’s roots
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: roots