Tagged: pattern

the days do not add

the days do not add
up neatly, do not form an
intelligible

pattern that could help direct
the lost, the living, the lucky
.
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we flock into

we flock into
february like
birds,
clinging
to a lost pattern
.
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we keep doing this,

we keep doing this,
passing the baton,
season after season,
trying our hardest
not to trip
.
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here is the offhand

here is the offhand
remark that
connects all the
other remarks –
the brain fashions
a net, tight
enough to make
categorical sense of
the situation,
loose enough to let
things go or
accidentally strangle
.
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on closer inspection,

on closer inspection,
we all reach out
similarly,
with something to
give, something to
take, and always,
with something lonely
for something that
will make us
even lonelier
.
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there are levels

there are levels
to these patterns
the human brain
sears onto a go-to
memory card
the image of
young urban
thing standing
in front of
establishment
with
the word trouble
i am asking you to
flip through several
cards down for
the one that is
grayer, with patterns
more painful
to access,
those invisible
interlocking systems
.
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even after some

even after some
time and distance,
with years under
the belt, we will not
see a pattern, there
will be holes
in routines, we will get
lost somewhere,
searching a false
bottom for a semblance
of stability
.
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