Tagged: muscles

underneath the skin

underneath the skin
and muscles of the city,
two-hundred-forty-

five miles of transit – backbone,
blood vessels, the nervous system
.
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in preparation for

in preparation for
the world, we will
put on our most
agreeable muscles,
tighten and grease
all joints, replace
the skin where
we happen to
crease too
naturally, tune
our organs to
a newly
perfect pitch
.
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even in between

even in between
the spans of two steps, forward
or backward, there will

be micro-tears in the muscles,
in time, in relationships
.
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january is

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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introductions build

introductions build
new muscles, sculpt
exquisite landings for
managing data.
for this reason,
let us meet
and meet again,
become refined
.
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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

when we finally
fragment, the spirit
will lift
lightly, stretch
and curl new
muscles created
only for this springing
away
, a small
push
into the unknown
.
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