Tagged: layers

in mama’s garden,

in mama’s garden,
the camellias wake up before
anyone else, stretch

towards the sun in their winter
layers, waiting to go out
.
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march catches me off

the city learns to

the city learns to
layer in the same way clouds
bunch together, prays

for just enough rain to wash
away extraneous layers
.
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beneath all that snow

family is a

family is a
kind of layering – more is
required for winters
.
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we build up new layers

we build up new layers
of memories to insulate
the old, not replace
.
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who schedules

who schedules
and builds
the layering within an
onion, assembles
each membrane
with the fleshy
parts, alternating
resistance
and tears?
.
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one day before our

one day before our
thirty-fifth anniversary,
we still do not know

how to shed these layers, only
put on new ones to mask the old
.
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after so many

after so many
layers, numbness will settle
in, a longed for pain
.
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the layers have been

the layers have been
pre-counted, plus or minus
three, no surprises
.
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