Tagged: number

for a number of

for a number of
days, weeks, months, or even years,
there will be humming-

birds in the backyard searching
for the lost rose of sharon
.
20210815:1736
y

i was never good

i was never good
at guessing the number of
jelly beans in a

jar, and so began the habit
of counting everything else
.
20210503:2012
y

eight-hundred-sixty-

eight-hundred-sixty-
six miles away from home is
not the same as eight-

thousand miles from home – we use
language as a warm blanket
.
20200915:1821
y

we are ever four

twenty-one lady

on the last day of

on the last day of
november, it’s near sixty
degrees fahrenheit,

autumn pauses its camouflage
unsure of which way to turn
.
20171130:1944
y

take any nocturne

take any nocturne
into that darkness with you –
opus whatever,
number whenever –
and slowly,
dial it up
until someone
counters, or the sky
arpeggios, whichever
comes first
.
20171013:0815
y

there are at least a

there are at least a
million and one discoveries
still undiscovered –

meet me in the backyard, let’s
be a million and two
.
20171010:2206
y

just when it feels

just when it feels
like the number of
hoops they will
make you
jump will be
infinite, along
comes a reminder
that everything
is finite
.
20170907:1508
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i am twenty-three

i am twenty-three
galaxies away from finding
you – so vast, and yet,
like the number of
signs you leave
across towns and
cities, still measurable
.
20160812:1331
y