Tagged: promise

across every lake,

across every lake,
there is a bench
and the promise
of a seat
when you
are ready
.
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the promise of spring

with the promise of

with the promise of
homegrown
mint comes delicious
thoughts of chutney,
ice cream, soothing
tea, and julep
for another
day in quarantine
.
20210210:2059
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even when looking

even when looking
across
a vast unknown, we
will make out patterns –

just stick with me awhile longer,
i promise to make sense of it
.
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on the first day of

at the very edge

at the very edge
of sleep, yeses and noes meet,
promise to be more

or less transparent, break bread
with the maybes that show up
.
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between now and

between now and
soon, we will single
out a restaurant
worthy
of our weekend
appetites and not
promise to stop
window-shopping
as we walk home,
stuffed
and discovering
a whole new
dimension
to order envy
.
20171029:1909
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we promised that our

we promised that our
mothers would not call
each other when you or
i die, that we would
just feel it,
long before the
conversations would
not take place.
you have a plan
to haunt my dreams
serenading our george
michael. i promise
not to be prepared,
so that i can be so
unprepared for
at least one thing
.
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here, here, and here are

here, here, and here are
the places upon which we
are meant to stumble –

i will watch my steps, promise
you won’t hold on so tightly
.
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i am counting on

i am counting on
you to help me retrace this
moment when we are

no longer in this moment –
for now, let’s stay inside it
.
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