Tagged: leave

for the most part, the

for the most part, the
ones who can leave leave, the ones
who can’t stick it out,

compare notes with neighbors, at
times, eye the empty units
.
20220227:1926
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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
y

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
y

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
y

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
.
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