Tagged: messages

i tuck memories

i tuck memories
into each corner of these
city streets – cross, do

not cross, pivot, turn around –
messages from another me
.
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perhaps time stretches

perhaps time stretches
during separation, seconds
become minutes,
minutes, hours,
and so on and so forth,
so that upon
return, it is
best to use caution
when opening
overhead bins, as
items may have
shifted in flight
.
20160818:0120
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with a little

with a little
nudge, there
is always room
for expansion –
the words you
are saying are
not the words
you said to me
yesterday –
i learn to grow
.
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between touching you

between touching you
and not touching you is an
itch – after a long

absence, the body is dumb,
pauses for recognition
.
20150927:0136
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we leave messages

especially in

especially in
stillness, there are
exchanges of
information,
messages to be
delivered –
yes,
no,
you are still
the texture of
happiness

each package
arrives and
departs like
a shuttle
anticipating
smooth sailing
.
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life sends bundled

life sends bundled
messages
as a matter
of course –
a consummate
tease – as if to
say there is
nothing new here,
under neither sun
nor moon,
or is there?
catch!
.
20131106:0816
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when wringing out the

when wringing out the
first wet autumn afternoon,
watch for foliage

changing on the branch, brittle
telegrams prepped to take flight
.
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sometimes it takes

sometimes it takes
a lens flare or
two
to set the
mood – you know
that it is too late
when there is
a fondness for
subliminal
persuasion
.
20111126:1036
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SoHo is useful

SoHo is useful
as a neighborhood filled
with both subliminal
and perceptible

messages.
the best-laid plans
are often the most
obvious – it’s just
a matter of time
before they move in
.
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