Tagged: lessons

i tuck memories

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

not cross, pivot, turn around –
messages from another me
.
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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
.
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the score was 79-

the score was 79-
109 by the afternoon,
and you had no
intention of
relenting or going
easy on me.
with some
games, playing to
lose is half the fun,
half the arsenal
.
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everything modern

everything modern
becomes
a thing of the
past, we are
welcome to
stumble in
our idealism
.
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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
.
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a detour dipped