Tagged: lifetime

here and there, we will

perhaps falconers

(for the falconer in central park, 1871)

perhaps falconers
will train a number of falcons
in a lifetime, so

losing an original
was always bound to happen
.
20191023:0724
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when this is all

when this is all
over, we will not try
to revive any
of it, not try
to recall the degree
of paralysis, not
try to recollect
the isolation, a
lifetime in limbo,
we will only
remember and
release, remember
and release,
remember and
release, release
.
20190323:1919
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presence will cure most

presence will cure most
ails, drive away some demons, sign
up for a lifetime
.
20181130:0751
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so much pain and love

so much pain and love
goes into a real shouting
match – a lifetime spent

fueling each other can wake
even the neighbors, naturally
.
20161118:0142
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vivienne, you are

vivienne, you are
exercising those powerful
lungs from the second

floor, ready for a lifetime
of song and dance, some shrieking
.
20161005:0745
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each time you pull

for dad

each time you pull
out a special tool
for fixing the things
that break, you teach
us how to hold
the problem in
our hands, engage
in solutions, find
the edges of
every rule.
equipped with
a lifetime of
tools, we still
find your love
immeasurable
.
20160619:0929
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it takes a lifetime

it takes a lifetime
to learn about symmetry
adjust our angles,
update hypotheses,
fine-tune our
intersections –
everything is
unusual until
we attain
a breath-
holding balance
.
20150214:0855
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the heart is the biggest

the heart is the biggest
liar – others can
fool you for a
moment, but
the heart can lie
for a lifetime
.
20141227:0834
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my father’s hands

my father’s hands
defy the rules of
logic, physics,
and the lifetime
of retiring
machine parts.
as good as
new
is just a
phrase rattling,
clanking, echoed
in other households.
in ours, silence
speaks steadfast
.
20121102:1348
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