Tagged: making a living

in essence, all

in essence, all
livelihoods are made
in slices –
the hours bent
over spreadsheets,
a quarter of
an empty room
mopped,
the weight of
winter melon in
early spring, seeds
and all
.
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as a species, we

as a species, we
press our luck, bury
ourselves in
making a living,
deterred and
undeterred

by the risk of
making an
impact, at
the rate of
unforeseeable
lifetimes
.
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across the city grid, we

across the city grid, we
discover and unwrap
packages of time
to earmark for later,
always later.
like living anywhere
else, we are attracted
to short bursts
of energy, and the
city that never sleeps
sleeps with one
eye open
.
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collecting lives is for

collecting lives is for
the one with the
scythe. a livelihood,
however, is
collected among
allies
, orbiting
the days of the
week with equal
weight, formulating
a pattern of tides
with each incoming
shift, and the
gravitational pull
to living and dying
every so often
readjusts itself
.
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