Tagged: human nature

when they take away

when they take away
the other thing that matters –
from sports to dining

out – perhaps we would learn to
tamp down on the judgmental
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looking for a way

looking for a way
in
may seem more
malevolent
than looking for
the way out – we
are not too
sure of ourselves
these days, not
too sure of
one another
.
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this morning, the right

this morning, the right
elbow cancelled our date, asked
the fingers and arm

to pull the cover over its
skull, wished the rest of us well
.
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year after year, we

year after year, we
hold tighter to these
memories
that threaten to swim
farther
and farther out,
testing their range
.
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some staples exist

some staples exist
the world over – the meat and
potatoes
of life
.
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between the hours of

between the hours of
almost and maybe is more
doubt, searching for sleep
.
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the urge to go meets

the urge to go meets
the urge to stay, both defining
and redefining
.
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come, explore

come, explore
within –
there is room
enough
to roam
.
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the struggle to be

the struggle to be
fully human and to see
that others are full-

ly human plays out over
and over – do we ever learn?
.
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we all do it – place

we all do it – place
one foot in front of the other,
over and over,

knowing and not knowing when
we’ll need to brace for impact
.
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