Tagged: impact

we all do it – place

we all do it – place
one foot in front of the other,
over and over,

knowing and not knowing when
we’ll need to brace for impact
.
20190819:1943
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: brace

nine times out of

nine times out of
ten, we approach each
other without knowing
the mettle of which
we are made. even
after years of testing
one another,
acknowledging as many
variables as our hearts
can hold, we will stumble
upon the end of
things and realize
that we failed to detect
the significance of one or
more properties,
overlooked the
hard spots that
we thought were
holding us together
.
20160815:1259
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some stirrings call for

during the Perseids,

during the Perseids,
my heart wanders back to
January 2012,
predawn, unreasonably
cold, cutting
our teeth on the
Quandrantids,
and how
crisp every wish
sounded, riding
to the airport, caught
between staying
and leaving,
and disregarding
these astronomical
hints to impact events
.
20150813:0847
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when one stumbles

when one stumbles
accidentally
into love’s
recalibration
, the
impact is
pure, slipping
in clean
like a newly
tuned knife
.
20130323:1737
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your letters on the

your letters on the
page
form words that
indicate nothing
and everything,
a drugged yearning –
when one word
slips, the rest
braces for impact
.
20130107:0840
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as a species, we

as a species, we
press our luck, bury
ourselves in
making a living,
deterred and
undeterred

by the risk of
making an
impact, at
the rate of
unforeseeable
lifetimes
.
20120816:0844
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