Tagged: human kind

most, if not

most, if not
all, of it is
a tightrope
act – we do
it out of sheer
determination
.
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relief trades playing

relief trades playing
cards with pain, sometimes also
with fear, there are no

winners, nor losers in the
end, only ephemeral fools
.
20170808:2016
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own up to the

own up to the
privileges you have
and all the ones they
think you have, my
mother told me. no
one wants to believe
any differently,
prolong the magic
.
20170223:2027
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perhaps we are all two,

perhaps we are all two,
three, fifty-three selves
meeting and unmeeting.
who’s to say holding
it together is better
than allowing some
selves to fray, get
caught, tangled in
another’s edges,
so that when we are
pulled apart, gathering
up our separate
threads, there
will be remnants,
a change in color
or texture, weight
or pattern, a natural
weathering
that somehow
strengthens us
.
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having the luxury to

were there ever

were there ever
truly a time
when things
were that simple
even in death,
after everything
settles, we
somehow allow
the complexities
to linger
.
20161126:2355
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we stretch to

we stretch to
normalize more
nimbly than we
care to admit –
staying alert
is a constant
mourning
for what came before
.
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