Tagged: human

even now, there is

even now, there is
a delicacy to the
way we hang on, not

a precise urgency, but
instead, a wing and a prayer
.
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we are here because

we are here because
you were there
and suddenly,
there is clarity

in this great debate about
people moving from there to here
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perhaps we are

perhaps we are
built
to scale
time and,
harnessed
together,
your fall
becomes
my fall
.
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we build up new layers

we build up new layers
of memories to insulate
the old, not replace
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two-thirds of the way

two-thirds of the way
filling out forms that bestow
legitimacy,

an in-between version of you
sidesteps the absurdity
.
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on the journey that

on the journey that
is covering, uncovering,
discovering, we

will no doubt miss every cue
out of self-preservation
.
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there is a soggy

there is a soggy
socks feeling to the way i’ve
soaked up your love – all

at once grateful and careless,
altogether protected
.
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