Tagged: learn

new neurons bump

new neurons bump
into older neurons,
triggering mental and
muscular gymnastics,
stumbling across
the language of liszt’s
la campanella,
accepting that
a mountain is taller
than a mountain
.
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y

when every other

when every other
street involves an incline, you learn
to pick your corner

turns more wisely until peeking
is no longer required
.
20221102:1248
y

in stages, we learn

both/and to the nth

and still, we are not

and still, we are not
spending enough time looking
back to inform the

present, let alone the future,
doomed to make the same mistakes
.
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y

i don’t understand

i don’t understand
this yet, but i want to, i don’t
understand this yet,

but i want to, i don’t under-
stand this yet, but i want to
.
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y

after all this time,

after all this time,
and icarus, we still long
for wings – as if we

could ever learn from someone
else’s mistakes, resist bruising
.
20210911:2006
y

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
.
20210603:2036
y

we all have something

on the journey to

on the journey to
as american as apple
pie
, we learn to yield
.
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y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: yield