Tagged: ready

t-minus one month

t-minus one month
before homecoming – suitcases
out and ready, chores

crossed off, two by two, days become
longer, stretched across memories
.
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across every lake,

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

we must always be

august arrives, and

august arrives, and
of course, we are not ready –
we have never been

ready, arriving at this
corner, year after year, stunned
.
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no one is ready

no one is ready
for september –
the fridge
is full, with
no recipes
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: full

at first light, mama’s

at first light, mama’s
zinnias have been awake
for nearly an hour,

dressed to the nines, twirling in
a multicolored splendor
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: multicolored

you plant butterfly

the hummingbirds came

the hummingbirds came
home last friday, and dad was
ready for them – our

backyard strategically blooming
with fire engine red feeders
.
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on the wet streets of

on the wet streets of
chinatown, there is something
for everybody.

we pick up our pace, not ready
to become ensnared, indulgent
.
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