Tagged: language

the language of time

the language of time
is mysterious – for one
full minute, we can

become riveted by every
bird twitch, a turning of the page
.
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wearing a ring for

wearing a ring for
a sense of belonging is
as real as sporting

the latest lingo, accent-
less, and still waiting to be stopped
.
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we are either all

we are either all
the same or so very much
different underneath

it all – we pretend to speak the
same language for a little while
.
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our tongues

in the space between,

some days, you bump into

some days, you bump into
words you should have known
all along – kenchinjiru,
syndemic, awumbuk
you wondered how
you never longed
for them, a
kaukokaipuu
of sorts
.
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eight-hundred-sixty-

eight-hundred-sixty-
six miles away from home is
not the same as eight-

thousand miles from home – we use
language as a warm blanket
.
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taste before proper

in every language,

towards the end of

towards the end of
times, we will come to the sudden
realization that

it was language that harmed us
most, competing with our senses
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: language