Tagged: lives

in the dream after

in the dream after
the dream that is just before
waking, we will meet

as if we knew each other in
past and future lives, not this one
.
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most have-nots are not

most have-nots are not
about the things or even
things – we collect these

stories because that is all
we have to turn the great tide
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: collect

even now, we are

even now, we are
counting up and counting down –
the wait, our lives spent
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: counting

the raw materials

the raw materials
of our lives are
messy, have
teeth to chew
up logic, a
throat for
petitions,
and the stomach to
stomach the doubt
.
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silence tends to stick

silence tends to stick
together – hushed in the playground,
tucked into alleys

and cul-de-sacs, stilled by an all
too familiar look, bought into
.
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between a rock and

between a rock and
a hard place are usual
lives in similar

circumstances – learning to
pivot is a camouflage
.
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it’s an inexact

it’s an inexact
science, how we will spend our
whole lives migrating

in a circle to survive, like
wildebeest, chasing the rain
.
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on the fifteenth

on the fifteenth
anniversary, the thought
of you arranges
itself into the corners
of each hour, flashes
with so much
vibrancy and
color, it is a
wonder how two
people can live
together for a space
of time and be forever
stuck in the
past, a permanent
impermanence
.
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ninety-eight-point-two

ninety-eight-point-two
percent of the time, we call
for a ceasefire
after the situation
has gotten hot,
and still, not before
lives are
affected, spared
.
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we are all bouquets,