Tagged: human nature

even as we branch

even as we branch
out, we will revisit our
roots, yearn for something

we have long forgotten, can
no longer feel the contours of
.
20230130:2048
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your stories live on

your stories live on
long after you have left us –
grandma’s great pot of

dill, simmering on the stove,
its scent fueling new memories
.
20230129:1136
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we remember the

we remember the
slope of every third hill that saved
us, of every fifth

incline that challenged us, letting
go of the slippery slide
.
20230102:0943
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most pressingly, seek

between now and then,

when waiting becomes

when waiting becomes
the only game, the win goes
to the one who can

manage to feign disinterest,
even boredom, for the longest
.
20221219:1843
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over and over,

things we hold onto,

perhaps it’s only

perhaps it’s only
human to be always on
the verge of planning

the next meal – less of this and
more of that, none of those, please
.
20221127:1939
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we are mere

we are mere
interruptions in the
landscape,
attempting to look
like we belong,
here
if nowhere
else
.
20221107:2059
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