Tagged: measurement

knee-high by the fourth

knee-high by the fourth
of july – we are driving
through cornfields, and your

grandpa’s farm wisdom pops out
from nowhere, wings aflutter
.
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maybe we all long

maybe we all long
to understand the distances
between our mutual

universes – like fruits looking
yonder on an adjacent frond
.
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there are mornings when

there are mornings when
we can measure time by how
many gnats we have

killed – the downside of growing
herbs to meet our appetite
.
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if we have made it

if we have made it
in this master narrative,
we will come across

a unit of measurement
that was never meant for us
.
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setting aside wings,

setting aside wings,
we will always look to the
next best unit of

measurement to define our-
selves and each other, gauge worth
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: gauge

when eating pizza,

when eating pizza,
we will experience gaps –
perhaps it will taste

regional, or maybe just one
town over, a known measurement
.
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it takes more muscles

it takes more muscles
to make a rainy morning
than it does to make

it sunny – scientists are
coveting each other’s raincoats
.
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on the first day of

in the matrix, we

in the matrix, we
measure time in spoonfuls of
summertime – outside,

we drill holes into the snowbanks
to recover a bit of heat
.
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in the middle of

in the middle of
homemade yogurt
is a debate
on the level of
sourness we each can
stand – blink
once for five
kilopuckers,
twice for ten
.
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