Tagged: lit up

thirty-odd minutes

thirty-odd minutes
after midnight, the neighbors
launched half-a-dozen

fireworks, determined to
light the way for santa’s sleigh
.
20211225:0724
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at the golden hour,

at the golden hour,
you prance across the cornfields
and look back at us,

admiring the way the light
hits our faces while watching you
.
20210708:2023
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there is always a

perhaps we can stop

perhaps we can stop
making our decisions as
if there were only
one possible
outcome –
look,
here are forty-
seven other
possibilities,
ready to be
lit up
.
20160607:2334
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we are held hostage

so here is the pain

so here is the pain
they warned you about,
tucked between this
minute and the
next, i am awake,
and the light is
out for the
emergency exit
.
20150116:0439
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