Tagged: postaday2012

time is disguised

time is disguised
under multiple
clock faces – as if
we would get weary
of checking for it
.
20120516:0845
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years later, some

years later, some
details are crystal
clear, even if the
larger impressions have
blurred, disappeared
altogether –
somewhere in the
village, your fingers
were playing
with the gold-
tinged pages, and
soon, maybe the village
will disappear, but perhaps
the gold, perhaps your
fingers will be
a reminder
.
20120507:0845
y

patterns are formed by

patterns are formed by
keeping some things just
slightly out of focus
i have lost count of
the times we’ve looked
away, changed the
subject, grinned and
bore it. that in itself
is simple mathematics,
our structured denial
.
20120505:1013
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i shouldn’t have to

i shouldn’t have to
tell you this, but
some things look
better
than they
really are –
though it may
take more than two
blinks to dismiss
.
20120504:0840
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we lined up for inspection –

we lined up for inspection –
elbows and knees knobbly,
eyes nervous, reserved,
a stifled giggle or two.
back then, we were
so good at conforming,
it is a wonder that our
spines were in question
.
20120503:0846
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there is nothing like

it is frankly impossible

it is frankly impossible
to linger over
decadence – you are
damned if you do,
damned if you don’t
.
20120501:0842
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what keeps us

what keeps us
together follows the
procedure for
assembling most
dependable, long-
lasting
things –
tighten loosely,
and it won’t break

.
20120430:0846
y

hunger cannot stretch

with the hottest

with the hottest
ticket in hand, we
queue up for a new
weekend, bodies
primed, dressed
in our most you,
ready to take a
chance – on your
mark, get set, go!
.
20120428:0848
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