Tagged: ready

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
.
20211202:2342
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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
.
20210718:1712
y

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
.
20200801:0901
y

no one is ready

no one is ready
for september –
the fridge
is full, with
no recipes
.
20190901:1913
y

** 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