Tagged: morning

this morning, i un-

this morning, i un-
plugged the instant pot before
twisting off its top.

you scold me for being careless –
you are stifling its song
.
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christmas morning is

there are mornings

there are mornings
when i insist
that you hear
the wind crashing
through autumn
leaves like there is
an ocean at our
window, that we can
hear with
the same ears
.
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when your battery

when your battery
runs low, the body grows cold,
the skin clammy – this

morning, getting a raw taste
of having something to lose
.
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waking up to a

two bruises into

two bruises into
the morning, counting only
the corners that i

remember – some days just shrink
a little, wrinkling our spaces
.
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the early bird that

the early bird that
settled on the fire escape
to welcome me this

morning started up the steps,
whistling for me to follow
.
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this morning, the right

this morning, the right
elbow cancelled our date, asked
the fingers and arm

to pull the cover over its
skull, wished the rest of us well
.
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in the middle of

it’s not a strict

it’s not a strict
formula – the time
between when the
youngsters are
asleep and the
teenagers are
awake – but we
milk that lull
for all its worth,
add a splash into
our morning
coffee, have
manhattan all
to ourselves
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: formula