Tagged: memories

we are always a

we are always a
dirt pile away from childhood
memories – slipping
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nestled into the

nestled into the
beginning of summer, your
birthday and newly

polished memories – freedom,
days at the pool, cooling off
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the watercolor

the watercolor
that is life
as we remember
it runs,
gets lost
edges, pushes
pigments out
of place, so
that we will
never get the
ratio right –
brush to paper,
paper to sponge,
dry on wet,
wet on wet
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we build up new layers

we build up new layers
of memories to insulate
the old, not replace
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we are not made to

we are not made to
store anything
for longer
than the
time it takes
to let go
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the new year arrives

the new year arrives
like old math. we carry
over more than we
care to admit and
borrow old memories
from those who’ve
remembered for
us, with no obligation
to pay them back
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days before the new

days before the new
year, old
memories stumble
upon even older
memories, overlap,
wrinkle, uninvited.
between resisting
and not resisting
is the acceptance
that they will arise
fewer and farther
between in the
years to come.
let them
kaleidoscope in
remembrance of us
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