Tagged: origin

we gather in the

we gather in the
name of barbecue, seasoned
by our immigrant

preferences – every piece, cooked
low and slow, shares a story
.
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because you and i

because you and i
come from the same
root, we can
still hold
and transmit
the most
basic meaning – even
underneath all
the affixes,
the prefixes, suffixes –
within the
quietest look
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: root

perhaps life and death

perhaps life and death
start with a cab ride, meter
running, waiting for

a destination – my hands are
deep in these pockets, searching
.
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every now and then,

it’s hard to pinpoint

it’s hard to pinpoint
the problem, identify
just enough of the

origin to nip it where
it stands, between you and me
.
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take a measured

welcome embraces