Tagged: magic

nine times out of

nine times out of
ten, magic
can be discovered
in the backyard.
eight times out of
ten, it’s for the
privileged few
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: privileged

consider that we

consider that we
are not magicians – we cannot
conjure a feeling

with a mere word – when the welcome
sign
is not for you, you feel it
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: welcome

i am alive in

i am alive in
the first of february,
equally hopeful

and terrified, appealing
for someone to palm life’s coin
.
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sooner or later,

sooner or later,
or for some time already,
we will find ourselves
in the same shoes, one
against the faceless
many who conjure
corporate legalese
that secures them
a place at the table –
in the board room,
we are all little men,
forgetting
and unforgetting
we do this to ourselves
.
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everything that is

everything that is
magical about a train
ride is not the train

ride – i stare out the window,
penn station to penn station,

new york city to
baltimore, the moving pictures
shimmer, cast long spells
.
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so it’s true, we will

so it’s true, we will
die as magically as
we lived – let every

autumn be a reminder,
every memory, a test
.
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when we are

when we are
together, the minutes
are spun inside each
hour into cotton
candy, and the
day twirls, leaving
a sweet residue
.
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