Tagged: minute

perhaps the details

perhaps the details
that matter now will no longer
matter a year, a

day, eleven minutes from
now – we are all poor prophets
.
20210301:1947
y

within every hour,

within every hour,
there are eleven minutes
that take flight, nearly

a fifth of a minute that
sits still, one-eighth in running shoes
.
20170919:2300
y

on a pork shoulder

on a pork shoulder
kind of afternoon, wishes
are granted loosely,

promises fulfilled, and every
minute finger-lickin’ sweet
.
20170914:1209
y

we are dangling

we are dangling
our feet over this minute
and the next, waiting

for the world to end, not with
a bang, but a solar eclipse
.
20170821:2219
y

minutes give way to

melancholy makes

we act as if time

we act as if time
were limitless, not seeing
the hour, the minute,
the second until it’s out
of view, unrealized
you tell me this
at the bus stop,
waiting for
the 22 on Mission,
as if it were the best
place to stop time,
delay departures
.
20160312:1106
y

at the intersection

at the intersection
to evening, we charter
every minute to take
us home, cut through
the seconds for
a fresh rinse
.
20160302:0953
y

let’s agree not to

when injured, every