Tagged: hopeful

here is a new old

here is a new old
chapter that we are mostly
relieved to return

to – the words sound familiar,
the tone, still aspirational
.
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on the twenty-first

on the twenty-first
day of the twenty-first year
of the twenty-first

century, we have reason
to be reassured, hopeful
.
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these are the moments

these are the moments
when we will feel hot and cold
all at once, waiting –

always, always from the outside,
looking in, helpless, hopeful
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: hopeful

i am alive in

i am alive in
the first of february,
equally hopeful

and terrified, appealing
for someone to palm life’s coin
.
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