Tagged: impression

years later,

years later,
the fossil of
our meeting will cast
an impression formed
by the electricity
moving
from room to
room, when
we first became
aware
of one another’s
presence
.
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between holding it all

between holding it all
in and not knowing
how you have held it
all in is the color
of regret, the
shape of
forgetfulness,
as natural
and unnatural
as time
.
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in November’s

in November’s
backyard, casting
afternoon shadows
against the wall,
an impression
of impermanence –
a sparrow,
a tree, a memory –
altogether brief
.
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caught on the inside

hunger cannot stretch

somewhere between

somewhere between
the picture listing in
The Real Estate Book
and the second
mortgage, they
have built a home,
welcomed his first
cousin, twice
removed, survived
an affair, and given up
on the swollen door
that scrapes the
floor only during
summertime.
through it all, they
had a nonverbal
agreement to prioritize
the house’s image,
to uphold those
first impressions
, that
white picket fence,
from the
honeymoon viewing
.
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