Tagged: morning

morning wren cycles

all at once, you are

all at once, you are
everywhere – in the butterfly
visiting the west

side, the dragonfly passing
through the garden this morning
.
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this morning’s elbows

this morning’s elbows
wake up sour, waiting for me
to give them a new

placement in the randomized
assignments of limbs on bed
.
20210811:0525
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sunrise over green

across the border,

across the border,
at the edge of ohio,
for a solid hour,

i wait for sunrise, only
to be greeted by morning haze
.
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half-an-hour to

half-an-hour to
sunrise, one hour before
the guests arrive in

our backyard, staying alert to
guard mama’s sweet potato leaves
.
20210613:1050
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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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