Tagged: relationships

pain stretches across

pain stretches across
all distances – we pretend
we can shake it off

while rounding this marker or
that marker – it ain’t that easy
.
20220106:2029
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you said it’s time for

you said it’s time for
you to leave, and suddenly, the
river splits into

two, no room to negotiate,
no need to get sentimental
.
20211029:1706
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four weeks before we

four weeks before we
gather, we are testing the
elasticity

of our roots, extending each
fiber to strengthen support
.
20211028:2046
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knowing when to move

knowing when to move
on is an art, is reading cues
from the air, patterns

in the light, is shrinking some
organs to make room for others
.
20211015:2052
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the people you think

the people you think
of when you travel are the
same people you think

of when standing still – sceneries
change, characters stay the same
.
20211009:1205
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birthdays come and go,

here is exhaustion –

departures come and

wearing a ring for

wearing a ring for
a sense of belonging is
as real as sporting

the latest lingo, accent-
less, and still waiting to be stopped
.
20210818:0838
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i am grandmother-

i am grandmother-
less, a feeling that carries
privilege at the point

of distinction, a state of
being struggling to be spoiled
.
20210811:0510
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