Tagged: message

one out of every

one out of every
twelve messages start with a
knock, a not-always-

so-friendly reminder that
something, someone is waiting
.
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the point of art is

the point of art is
to start a conversation –
deep in bushwick, one

messenger to another
messenger, years in between
.
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in passing, older

in passing, older
azaleas whisper to new
azaleas, stay for

a season or two, then don’t
be afraid to let go, transform
.
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in silver springs, the

in silver springs, the
cherry blossoms are in bloom,
you pass this message

over the phone this afternoon,
joy blossoming with each word
.
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steps behind, we may

steps behind, we may
never catch up – to the
urgency of a city
messenger, a delivery
service meeting its
weekend quota, a
breadwinner with
mouths to feed – sitting
on the couch,
debating the use
of the word immigrant
versus expatriate
.
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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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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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y

i reach out to you

i reach out to you
from the past, in central time –
did you happen to

catch the sunrise? is it true
that the future will be brighter?
.
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some memories are

some memories are
still magnetic, pulling you
away from sleep – in

the middle of the night, new
reflections obscure the message
.
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on the underside