Tagged: pain

after so many

after so many
layers, numbness will settle
in, a longed for pain
.
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the impermanence

the impermanence
of things pains me – this afternoon,
finding a crack in

grandma’s ring and wondering
how it got there, how to rewind
.
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perhaps when we add

perhaps when we add
up all of our privileges,
it makes sense that we

can spend an afternoon, aching
with an indefinable pain
.
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some wounds grow bigger

some wounds grow bigger
with time, whether we are looking
or not looking, we

will not be able to foresee
the precise point of no return
.
20180710:2020
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the year of firsts will

the year of firsts will
pull no punches – a birthday
here, a holiday

there. we will discover micro-
tears
to help us adapt next year
.
20180401:2015
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there are phases of

there are phases of
Moon that will forever light
up specific cells,

activating love, loss, pain,
and then all over again
.
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relief trades playing

relief trades playing
cards with pain, sometimes also
with fear, there are no

winners, nor losers in the
end, only ephemeral fools
.
20170808:2016
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if we are lucky,

if we are lucky,
life strips us of life
quickly or
very slowly –
the pain lingers
like a lost
formula, waiting
for someone to
come along
and solve it
.
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it is getting to

it is getting to
the point that we are waking
up more often than

not, having slept wrong, there is an
unidentifiable ache
.
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in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, we
deal with sudden
pain the only way we know
how – Vivienne, screaming
at the top of your
fifteenth-month-old
lungs for ten minutes
at a quarter to two
makes as much
sense as any
while the rest of us lie
achingly still
in the dark, perhaps
hoping to be picked up
.
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