Tagged: leave

sometimes the people

sometimes the people
we need are the people we
leave out, taking for

granted availability,
access, some kind of allegiance
.
20211114:2019
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you said it’s time for

you said it’s time for
you to leave, and suddenly, the
river splits into

two, no room to negotiate,
no need to get sentimental
.
20211029:1706
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at every other

at every other
corner of the
city, a
marker –
to remember,
to forget,
to leave forever,
to come back to
.
20201209:1953
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the day before the

i am waiting on

i am waiting on
the corner to becoming
immeasurable –

perhaps staying is as much
an addiction as leaving
.
20160610:1334
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there is a version

there is a version
of me who stays, i know it
by the way you speak

to me, in our secret language,
as if i had never left
.
20160127:0800
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once you have captured

once you have captured
the momentum to
leave, it’s
only a matter of
style, the degree of
openness,
and what you think
you have
left behind
.
20150721:0812
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across two timelines,

if there were two of

if there were two of
me – one who leaves and one who
stays – i want to be

the one who stays for once. chances
are the one who stays wants to leave
.
20150602:1503
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there are silences

there are silences
that can cross
borders, permeate
time, saw you
in half so that
you don’t have to
decide
to stay or go
.
20150316:0837
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