Tagged: old

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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becoming familiar

becoming familiar
with new streets starts
with forgetting old
ones, making room
for new turns and
bumps in the road,
so that there is less
chance for
tripping and falling,
getting lost – still,
we need more time
.
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