Tagged: missing

maybe we are in

maybe we are in
competition and we don’t
know it, just missing

each other in the bamboo
grove, from winter into spring
.
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there are layers to

there are layers to
memories that reside in
whispers – not knowing

what happened to the other colt
gets pushed into these shadows
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: layers

this evening, when the

this evening, when the
sandhill cranes arrived, you noticed
one colt missing – from

four to three to two to one, we
will one day all go missing
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: missing

in the end, memories

the ones you miss

the ones you miss
most are the ones
who depart the
soonest – trying to
get out of that one
requires a time
machine or two
fingers of whiskey
.
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there are moments when

there are moments when
i don’t want to leave home, seconds
when i long for hours –

tucked into childhood memories,
each feeling fading to an ache
.
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a week away from

a week away from
you, and a week
ahead, i am
balancing the
two sides of
home, as if i were
somewhere
in an outer-
outer borough
.
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one in eight children

one in eight children
are traumatized by
that early morning
realization of missing
the school bus. it
still sneaks into
our slumber, the
mechanical stop-
sign arm, that air
brake sigh, the
unmistakable
national school
bus chrome,
shrinking in
the distance
.
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day after day, not

day after day, not
returning home leaves
traces the heart
pretends to know
nothing about
.
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here is our norman