Tagged: life

after a while, life

after a while, life
overlaps, retraces steps
even to move for-

ward, trips into dna
mutations, finds a way back
.
20210428:2102
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finally, spring is

finally, spring is
peeking over the hedges, and
you have decided

to give up, let go, peel away
from this corporal suffering
.
20210330:2057
y

whomever said lambs

whomever said lambs
to the slaughter had little
imagination

of the cruelty that men could
inflict upon other men
.
20210322:0830
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watching scallions grow

at any given

at any given
moment, i pick up a
memory at the
lost and found, turn
it over and over
to locate where i
may have hidden a
signature, measure
the half-life of the
grooves, in the Y,
the L, weigh its
tickle factor, look
for the nearest
trading post
.
20210123:0021
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perhaps people rarely

perhaps people rarely
die for good causes –
it’s what the living
clings to to sell
us a tarnished
past, an endurable
present, a
promising future
.
20210122:2337
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even in the key

some days i lose you

some days i lose you
to the unexplainables –
it takes two to let

time slip between the doodads,
get caught on the thingamajigs
.
20201229:0108
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circumstance is a

circumstance is a
word that takes up
space on the page
that flaps around
in your mind.
the truth of the
matter is
if circumstances
were any
different, we
would still
find ourselves
here, hands tied,
longing for
the sake of
longing
.
20201229:0052
y

the first december

the first december
in the new old home, we have
become privy to

the twilight dialogues between
the heat pipes crossing households
.
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