Tagged: numbers

you said the river

you said the river
can heal itself if we give
it time – it’s never

a perfect formula when
variables are missing
.
20210128:2013
y

we are ninety-three

we are ninety-three
traditions away from under-
standing each other,

sixty excuses from trying,
one yield away from accepting
.
20201217:2047
y

whoever said that

whoever said that
the potato to lefse
ratio should be
five to fourteen may
not have factored in
the ones that never
made it to the table
.
20201130:1145
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

every moment is

(for mom on your birthday)

every moment is
golden – on the second of
your three birthdays this

year, we celebrate the whimsy,
wind ourselves up for the third
.
20200710:2115
y

perhaps eighty-nine

perhaps eighty-nine
percent of the decisions
we make based on fear

are poor ones – knowing this and
still doing it is human
.
20200303:0707
y

for every one

for every one
individual resisting
what is, there are one
hundred and one
of the masses
willing to
wear a button
for the resistance

.
20191017:0722
y

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

at the intersection

at the intersection
where we cross under
the b.q.e., fifty-plus
birds signaling no
stopping anytime
,
fifty-plus birds
trying to shake off
the weekend
competition
.
20190224:2033
y

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

ten out of ten, love

ten out of ten, love
chooses to connect the dots,
associate where

associations are not
readily
made, extrapolate
.
20180127:2029
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on page three-hundred-

on page three-hundred-
and-fifty-seven, you think
you’ve finally found
it – the recipe for the very
third rye bread
you will give
birth to in our little-
kitchen-that-could –
another sigh
turns the page
.
20180119:1936
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