Tagged: meaning

the random knick-knacks

the random knick-knacks
we inherit are more or
less meaningless – we

keep them around as an after-
afterthought, collecting meaning
.
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simple messages

simple messages
are easily co-opted
whether we mean to

or not – carve out the space to
interrogate intentions
.
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most of the time, we

most of the time, we
carry each other without
much regard, under-

value the weight, why after
all this time, we still carry
.
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even in the city

even in the city
that never sleeps,
you and i will be
in separate worlds,
looking down, looking
inwards, looking away,
always away,
for a reason to be
.
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in the east village,

in the east village,
a simple pleaplease return
stones – as if each one

carries meaning, a story,
the dull weight of its travels
.
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we lose track, lose touch,

we lose track, lose touch,
can’t find our way back to one
another, stumble

towards purpose, meander
for a meaning, hands growing numb
.
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counters have a hard

counters have a hard
time comprehending non-counters –
what do you mean you

don’t know how many, how much,
when we will run out, what’s enough?
.
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there are telltale

let us not put so

let us not put so
much weight into whether it
flourishes or not –

nature has a way of making
us look like susceptible fools
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: susceptible

because you and i

because you and i
come from the same
root, we can
still hold
and transmit
the most
basic meaning – even
underneath all
the affixes,
the prefixes, suffixes –
within the
quietest look
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: root