Tagged: pain

in the silhouette

in the silhouette
of you – joy, sorrow, madness
unraveled, calm, pain –

no indication except
the capacity to contain
.
20210417:1627
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finally, spring is

finally, spring is
peeking over the hedges, and
you have decided

to give up, let go, peel away
from this corporal suffering
.
20210330:2057
y

we are attempting

we are attempting
to speak with a single voice – no
group has ever built

unity underneath an
invisibility cloak
.
20210317:2027
y

no one belongs to

no one belongs to
no one else – we recognize
this in loss, pain, in

separation two days before
christmas in a pandemic
.
20201223:1450
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it has always been

it has always been
true that we are one stumble
away from real pain,

one ankle twist from dependence,
one phone call from helplessness
.
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after so many

after so many
layers, numbness will settle
in, a longed for pain
.
20190316:2312
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: layers

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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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: rewind

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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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: precise

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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