Tagged: host

hosting requires a

hosting requires a
different set of
ingredients
every time,
but in the middle
of stirring, always
add a teaspoon
of mom’s secret
ingredient:
the spice of making
people feel at home

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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: hosting

the haves and the have

the haves and the have
nots rarely meet in neutral
territory, one

inevitably hosts the
other, begs to be comforted
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: comforted

between vacuuming

between vacuuming
the house, cleaning
out and restocking
the fridge, ironing
the dinner napkins,
folding and unfolding
the sheets, trips to the
airport, thawing the
ham, one more
grocery run, and
refueling the gas
tank, mom and dad
meet in the backyard
for a breather,
holly-hunting
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things we leave unsaid

things we leave unsaid
sprout tendrils, winding their way
around suitable

hosts, a cellular invasion,
a parasite of memory
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