Tagged: old

between the walls of

between the walls of
our unit, the pipes are heating
up tonight, scatting

a rhythm familiar
only to the oldest tenants
.
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carrying home new

carrying home new
books, with a freshly printed
library card in

your pocket, is a rare reward
for leaving behind all you’ve known
.
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new neighbors are like

our lot ends at the

our lot ends at the
[fill in the blank here] bicycle
is something new and

exciting to repeat until
we grow old and the wheels rust
.
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new friends

year after year – here

yes, trading in new

yes, trading in new
habits for old is as effort-
less as exhaling –

let’s try out new things together
as long as we can go back
.
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listening to old

listening to old
taiwanese songs in mom’s kitchen,
reaching towards an

old ache, real and imagined,
melancholy in our bones
.
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in the middle of

the first december

the first december
in the new old home, we have
become privy to

the twilight dialogues between
the heat pipes crossing households
.
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