Tagged: living

watching scallions grow

we were all prickly

we were all prickly
once or twice – some start off with
it, others end up

with it – life can go either
way, sharpening or filing
.
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the days do not add

the days do not add
up neatly, do not form an
intelligible

pattern that could help direct
the lost, the living, the lucky
.
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at the third narrow,

at the third narrow,
turn left to broaden, then left
again to narrow –

life offers us only these
directions, we lose our way
.
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the knot is too tight

the knot is too tight,
she is probably trying
to say – day after

day after day after day,
molded into man’s image
.
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in the blink of an

in the blink of an
eye, we will be
on the other
side, dusting off
all that fuss
.
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here is the twist – that

here is the twist – that
there will be more
twists
and turns
while
vying for the light
than any one of us
can anticipate –
no spoilers
.
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perhaps life and death

perhaps life and death
start with a cab ride, meter
running, waiting for

a destination – my hands are
deep in these pockets, searching
.
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baker beach before

maybe we are more

maybe we are more
asymmetrical
right and
left do not
check in
as often as
they would have us
believe –
leaving us
in a constant
state of striving
for equilibrium
.
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