Tagged: human nature

january is

january is
a placebo – for a moment,
we are unflinching
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around the world in

around the world in
thirty-eight time zones, we string
our multiple new

years to dangle around our
wrists, a celebration, chain-linked
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days before the new

days before the new
year, old
memories stumble
upon even older
memories, overlap,
wrinkle, uninvited.
between resisting
and not resisting
is the acceptance
that they will arise
fewer and farther
between in the
years to come.
let them
kaleidoscope in
remembrance of us
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we tiptoe around

we tiptoe around
time, count up and count down each
month, day, hour, minute,

trying not to disturb a
fictional equilibrium
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presence will cure most

daddy brought home your

daddy brought home your
japanese maples after
you couldn’t take them

with you – the things we take and
leave behind, unpredictable
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this moment in time

this moment in time
is a tried-and-true recipe –
to a heaping spoon

of have-nots, stir in a warm cup
of fear, add a pinch of dogma
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