Tagged: race

as long as we hold

as long as we hold
people who are not like us
at bay, we will be

less – less storyful, less agile,
less colorful, less human
.
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midnight translates with

midnight translates with
stealth, sorting through
words like a
relay racer, passing
the baton, linking
intent to a turn of
phrase, completing
parts of unfinished
sentences, circling,
circling the mind’s
mad racecourse
.
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the struggle to be

the struggle to be
fully human and to see
that others are full-

ly human plays out over
and over – do we ever learn?
.
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the golden age is

the golden age is
always a fairy tale, between
those who remember

it for us and the stories
we sell ourselves to survive
.
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on the road, we take

on the road, we take
chances, racing alongside
life, shy of winning
.
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on day two, we raced

on day two, we raced
our way up sixteen stories,
breathless with the wind

new yorkers in new york, before
the throng of out-of-towners
.
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we grow apart when

we grow apart when
our reflections begin to
dissent, contradict

one another as though we were
looking into different mirrors
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: dissent