Tagged: hurt

we all prefer our

we all prefer our
own approaches to pickling
same ingredients,

different methods – give us
our share, and no one gets hurt
.
20200530:1704
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we divide up the

there will always be

there will always be
moments that will feel tender
and raw, a red sky

moment, for which shepherds and
sailors will have no shared rhyme
.
20200117:0355
y

some wounds grow bigger

some wounds grow bigger
with time, whether we are looking
or not looking, we

will not be able to foresee
the precise point of no return
.
20180710:2020
y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: precise

the year of firsts will

the year of firsts will
pull no punches – a birthday
here, a holiday

there. we will discover micro-
tears
to help us adapt next year
.
20180401:2015
y

in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, old pain masking as
new pain punches me

awake – so much emptiness,
absences for it to fill
.
20160913:0330
y

some nights will hurt more

some nights will hurt more
than others – minutes will seem
miles apart, and the

second hand will catch your eye
in the dark, forget to tick
.
20160713:0052
y

maybe for a couple

maybe for a couple
of months, it’ll hurt.
maybe for a couple
more, i’ll still
notice. after
that, the body
promises relief
and release – life
contemplates
death in bite-sized
servings, small
addicting
doses
to propel life
towards death
.
20160711:2104
y

you are wearing the

you are wearing the
center of the universe,
happy to break it
in. i am trying
it on for size,
grinning as
if it didn’t hurt
.
20151231:0025
y

in the memory

in the memory
bank, scarring
requires a good
dose of new
memories
fragmented for
fibers to even
imagine mending
the damage –
there’s no
anesthesia for
the procedure
.
20151216:0754
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