Tagged: notice

your parents called to

your parents called to
say that your childhood turtle
has died – the end of

a long story and threats to
send the aquarium our way
.
20201023:0333
y

it takes struggle to

it takes struggle to
notice the little things, or
privilege to peruse

all the angles, or freedom
to appreciate the difference
.
20200629:1856
y

we are a couple

we are a couple
of loosened threads, waiting to
be repaired before

someone takes notice, pulls just
a little too hard, breaks us
.
20200613:1639
y

starting yesterday,

starting yesterday,
the sunlight coming through the
window
has shifted –

these are signs of luxury,
having space to take notice
.
20200422:1654
y

there is never a

there is never a
perfect time for
arrivals nor
departures – we
hold our breaths for
as long as we
can, knowing that
it is inevitable
.
20200409:2242
y

even when facing

even when facing
the same direction, we will
notice different things,

rest our gaze on one perch longer
than another, be uneven
.
20190611:2159
y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: uneven

suddenly, i am

suddenly, i am
noticing that you notice
everything – noticed,

have noticed, everything all
along – an eye-opener
.
20180106:1540
y

loss slips into and

i would like to break

i would like to break
down into smaller, even
smaller parts, parts no

longer distinguishable,
stop recognizing me, please
.
20170401:2024
y

it is getting to

it is getting to
the point that we are waking
up more often than

not, having slept wrong, there is an
unidentifiable ache
.
20170228:0733
y