Tagged: learning

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
.
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after a few scrapes

after a few scrapes
and scratches, nine times out of
ten, we will have stretched,

picked up something new, know that
we have less limitations
.
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at the end of the

at the end of the
day, i might come over for
coffee, you’ll knock on
the door for
a hammer, we will
exchange all
of the familiar
things without
touching the places
that are sore
.
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perhaps they have been

perhaps they have been
waiting for this moment,
placing the onus
of a child’s
learning on his or her
circumstances, family,
life choices – as
if there were already
choices – the curriculum
is here,
get online,
in line,
aligned
with our program
.
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tucked here and there on

tucked here and there on
our shelves, a collection of
differences, trading

secrets in the dark, learning
to live with one another
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: collection

you sound like my mom

it’s not like riding

it’s not like riding
a bike, learning to love again
is more like getting

on a unicycle, bearing
an extraordinary weight
.
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grandma’s recipe,

between a rock and

between a rock and
a hard place are usual
lives in similar

circumstances – learning to
pivot is a camouflage
.
20171030:1736
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on the tip of your

on the tip of your
tongue are words you save up to
say, like a demure

posy, a surprise learning
to become so familiar
.
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