Tagged: practice

that’s why we can’t have

that’s why we can’t have
nice things is what we say when
we mean we are not

yet ready, we will never be
ready, we won’t be till we try
.
20211202:2342
y

credit goes hand in

credit goes hand in
hand with critique, side-stepping
the limelight is a

practice nestled in thorny
comfort, self-preservation
.
20211106:0420
y

getting to know your

getting to know your
neighbors is a slow drill – take
turns, adjust levels

of intensity, vary
durations, rest in between
.
20211013:2035
y

crisscrossing the court-

yes, trading in new

yes, trading in new
habits for old is as effort-
less as exhaling –

let’s try out new things together
as long as we can go back
.
20210812:2053
y

part of doing land

part of doing land
acknowledgements is truly
recognizing that

they’re everywhere – scenes of the
crime, homes, twice, three times stolen
.
20210325:0233
y

one year later,

one year later,
whether or not we
can see the light
at the end of the
tunnel is a
question mark,
curved and curled,
shrunken like
muscles out
of practice –
and still, we
will see what
we want to see,
doling out hearsay,
not just convinced,
but justified
.
20210228:1646
y

in a pandemic,

in a pandemic,
everyone is practicing
getting over the

hump of the holidays without
our loved ones – here’s to stuffing
.
20201228:2028
y

self-diagnosing

self-diagnosing
is a practice reserved for
the strong, the weak, the

independent, the liberal,
the conservative, no catch
.
20201009:2359
y

we are practicing