Tagged: neighborly

between this side of

between this side of
the road and that side of the
road is some sort of

redemption – it takes a crossing,
two pints of restoring words
.
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with proper distance,

with proper distance,
the border stands out, you know
exactly when and

where to stop, appreciate
boundaries, be neighborly
.
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your dad trimmed your trees

your dad trimmed your trees
for the neighbor’s fire pit, folks pitch
in when they can – when

did down-home hospitality
become another illusion
.
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before she becomes

before she becomes
fully human, Vivienne can
break up time in the

middle of the night – in cries, in
song, penetrating walls and dreams
.
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the neighbors upstairs

the neighbors upstairs
are rehearsing their
three a.m. scene
again – two
pairs of god-given
lungs made of the
same brilliant mettle,
awake and stirringly
alive, a private
performance
for
an audience of
at least twenty
families – he thinks
she’s overly
dramatic, she
thinks he should
go to hell, and
the majority of
the action
creaks stage left
.
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it is difficult to see

it is difficult to see
up close, but from
afar, there is a
staged choreography
in the most neighborly
of communities
.
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