Tagged: joy

rabbit, octopus,

rabbit, octopus,
or lamb – for a family
to eat joyfully

together, it’s important to
acknowledge what’s off limits
.
20210920:1812
y

daddy saved the best

daddy saved the best
for last – an exoskeleton
of a cicada

long shed and waiting to be
shared between fearless explorers
.
20210917:2115
y

two hours with a

two hours with a
hammer can cause a lot of
damage or yield five

pounds of shelled hazelnuts and
pure joy from working with our hands
.
20210627:1534
y

some noodles are made

some noodles are made
for drowning, with a couple
slices of pork, an

egg that floats, scallions for days,
perfected by a simple broth
.
20210514:1904
y

in the silhouette

in the silhouette
of you – joy, sorrow, madness
unraveled, calm, pain –

no indication except
the capacity to contain
.
20210417:1627
y

we will always come

we will always come
across strange
and new
things – approach
with more joy,
and be less
disappointed
.
20210404:1923
y

part of a balanced

part of a balanced
diet consists of asking
just enough questions

and no more, so that we can
savor the joy in mystery
.
20201227:1708
y

perhaps more

perhaps more
than any of it
all, more than
education and
income brackets,
more than
compatibility and
the stars, more
than all the
coincidences
and preferences,
is the comfort
of shorthand
and shortcuts.
here’s to the
ninety-percent of
the things i don’t
say that still make
their way to you
.
20201222:1711
y

in the middle of

we will still have joy

we will still have joy
when we are in community
with one another –

someone will start giggling,
then we will all fall apart
.
20200627:2200
y