Tagged: lessons

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
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yes, trading in new

yes, trading in new
habits for old is as effort-
less as exhaling –

let’s try out new things together
as long as we can go back
.
20210812:2053
y

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
.
20201212:0858
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i tuck memories

i tuck memories
into each corner of these
city streets – cross, do

not cross, pivot, turn around –
messages from another me
.
20180507:0802
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because we live

because we live
and we die,
we will forget
to be kind, make
sure to pass
down only the
compassionate
genes, inspire
empathy, break
patterns
.
20180321:2241
y

everything modern

everything modern
becomes
a thing of the
past, we are
welcome to
stumble in
our idealism
.
20160530:1745
y

you took me to the

you took me to the
sutro baths, and those
late afternoon
edges were so
sharp, i pretended
to be brave.
against all
heights, i longed to
sink into the
waters to ground
myself, trading one
death for another
.
20150318:0341
y

a detour dipped