Tagged: human nature

because chaos is

because chaos is
uncountable, we are
asked to refrain from
recognizing multiple
chaoses, grasping
syndemics, even
in an emergency
of our own doing
and undoing
.
20210610:2142
y

by the water’s edge,

by the water’s edge,
bonds become stronger, it’s true –
looking out into

the depth of an endlessly
cold darkness brings us closer
.
20210530:1944
y

we find ways to hold

we find ways to hold
it altogether, stay whole,
compartmentalize

a juxtaposition for how
we show up in the present
.
20210517:1644
y

bees will survive some

bees will survive some
mysteries, like the unnamed
flowering tree in

the backyard, that scarlet come-
hither look, but not mankind
.
20210429:2237
y

we will always come

we will always come
across strange
and new
things – approach
with more joy,
and be less
disappointed
.
20210404:1923
y

whomever said lambs

whomever said lambs
to the slaughter had little
imagination

of the cruelty that men could
inflict upon other men
.
20210322:0830
y

at any given

at any given
moment, memories become
carbonated, rise,

rising, risen, until they
reach the surface of consent
.
20210219:0742
y

when the first order

when the first order
of business
is learning how
to turn people
away, power
presses into the lining
of our stomach,
building up
an appetite
.
20210202:2014
y

perhaps people rarely

perhaps people rarely
die for good causes –
it’s what the living
clings to to sell
us a tarnished
past, an endurable
present, a
promising future
.
20210122:2337
y

some days i lose you

some days i lose you
to the unexplainables –
it takes two to let

time slip between the doodads,
get caught on the thingamajigs
.
20201229:0108
y