Tagged: relationships

yesterday’s wrinkles

yesterday’s wrinkles
are today’s chores –
we share the load
to smooth out
the edges
twice as fast
.
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at the lake house, there

at the lake house, there
is always an unspoken
one-upmanship – folks

either avert each other’s
eyes or stare down fixedly
.
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with proper distance,

with proper distance,
the border stands out, you know
exactly when and

where to stop, appreciate
boundaries, be neighborly
.
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let’s stay in the no

perhaps when we add

perhaps when we add
up all of our privileges,
it makes sense that we

can spend an afternoon, aching
with an indefinable pain
.
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you said you want to

you said you want to
get caught, that marriage has turned
into a hostage

situation, so you leave the
doors open, drop ample hints
.
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i’m sorry that there

i’m sorry that there
is still more longing here than
comfortable, more

appetite than appropriate,
more false abstention than sense
.
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