Tagged: muscles

it takes more muscles

it takes more muscles
to make a rainy morning
than it does to make

it sunny – scientists are
coveting each other’s raincoats
.
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three hundred and eight

three hundred and eight
hoops later, we are still bending
the knees, lengthening

the calf muscles, rotating
our ankles to meet the mark
.
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remember that year

remember that year
when we lost so
many… was the
joy ever worth
the long
aches afterwards?
everyone tries
these words
in their mouths
many times before
spitting them out.
they’re unswallowable
by any muscles
so the human spirit
keeps taking the bait
.
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it’s true, i do not

it’s true, i do not
hold you like i used to.
yesterday, the dentist
explained it best with
the three classes and five
theories of occlusion,
or how the upper and
lower teeth should come
together with the least
amount of destructive
interferences, a delicate
balance of muscles, ligaments,
and bones, waiting for an
electrical impulse from
the brain. it’s often the
hair-trigger adjustments
that translate most into
an irreversible
and nameless pain
.
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introductions build

even on days when

even on days when
our muscles
resist, we
can twist
deeper into
presence, lean
into the space
between language,
close the gap
that tolerates
prejudice
.
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when we finally