Tagged: relief

every time we come

every time we come
back together, after spending
many moons apart,

there is a collective sigh,
a letting go of defenses
.
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after trying out the

after trying out the
longitudes and latitudes
of several cities,

you sunk into the woven
hammock of new york with relief
.
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three weeks later, i

three weeks later, i
realize we are under
attack. i want to
warn you. instead,
i cut my thumb
grating ginger
this morning, a
momentary relief
.
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we are an hour’s

we are an hour’s
ride away from the ocean.
there’s a gathering-

up-of-skirt feeling as i
write this, ready to take the plunge
.
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in two hour’s time,

in two hour’s time,
we are bridging ten years, still
sharing similar

values – a sigh of relief
even as we refine our tastes
.
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hours before flight,

hours before flight,
small regrets couched in relief –
saying no to cheese-

cake, you, and holding onto
a semblance of the unknown
.
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maybe for a couple

maybe for a couple
of months, it’ll hurt.
maybe for a couple
more, i’ll still
notice. after
that, the body
promises relief
and release – life
contemplates
death in bite-sized
servings, small
addicting
doses
to propel life
towards death
.
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