Tagged: party

in the backyard at

five parties into

five parties into
the holidays, we entertain
detached exhaustion –

a competitive privilege,
or privileged competition
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: detached

the party stayed up

there are parts of

there are parts of
me that do not
recognize
one
another, making
it difficult to
meet on a weekly
basis, air our
grievances, award
the best performers,
debate rebellions.
there are
stirrings on the
left, but in general,
no one party
stays still for long
.
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with cold knees and colder
feet, she still stands broken
at parties, reluctantly interlaced
into roomfuls of dispensable
dialogue, vacuous gazes –
wondering if tonight was
another attempt to endorse
or defy darwin. her hand grips
an empty party cup, orange
pulp drying the better parts
of her conversation
.
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