Tagged: outcomes

at last, relief – like

after all, time is

after all, time is
the least negotiable
of conditions – we
cannot
escape it, merely
add on to it, as
though we could
change the outcomes
with so many
interpolations
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: interpolations

in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, the mind runs
errands the body
pretends to know
nothing about,
reshuffles everything
we’ve said or felt or
said we’ve felt
so that there are
new hands to play
by morning, with
over two-point-five
million possibilities
hidden beneath
our poker faces
.
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perhaps we can stop

perhaps we can stop
making our decisions as
if there were only
one possible
outcome –
look,
here are forty-
seven other
possibilities,
ready to be
lit up
.
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y

morning arrives charged

morning arrives charged
with possibilities – even
to stay or to go

are two options branching off
into infinite prospects
.
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i have broken

i have broken
myself down to
simple mathematics,
the sides and moments
are numbered
, moods
worn, meanings
clustered into
formulaic outcomes.
even so, there are
familiar pieces still
tricky to define –
take, for example,
this kaleidoscopic
loneliness
.
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