Tagged: jump

just when it feels

just when it feels
like the number of
hoops they will
make you
jump will be
infinite, along
comes a reminder
that everything
is finite
.
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on most days, i am

on most days, i am
afraid that i will be more
tempted to jump than
to step solidly backward –
we all know a little
something about
gathering momentum
.
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three hundred and eight

three hundred and eight
hoops later, we are still bending
the knees, lengthening

the calf muscles, rotating
our ankles to meet the mark
.
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it has come to my

it has come to my
attention that
you sing when
moving from room to
room in the middle of
a quiet afternoon because
i scare easily. love is
adding to our repertoire
so that we can
become more
secondhand
fearless together
.
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the dull yellow

the dull yellow
of the platform edge
is a chemical reminder
to your body that
there is no glory
in jumping, however
your brain may
dance with the
notion, drunk or half-
asleep on your
daily commute.
spare all of us
further misery
.
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at the edge of

before perfecting the

before perfecting the
business of travel
on, across, and around
the third rail, city
rodents must endure
and pass the final
exam on Harmonics
in Electric Circuits
,
perfect the death-
defying jump, and
first, and foremost,
develop the devil-
may-care
scuttle
in owning their
neighborhoods
.
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