Tagged: ready

the end of august,

the end of august,
when hopes and dreams bob upon
the final waves of

summer’s mirage, ready to reel
in the big one, any day now
.
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when sugar plums show

when sugar plums show
up in mama’s kitchen, we
fire up the oven,

readying ourselves for a
treat, sweet morsels for long days
.
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arms carrying so

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
.
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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,

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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