Tagged: remembrance

back when colorful

back when colorful
purslane took root in the cracks
of our driveway, we

pull them up like weeds, not knowing
that the years would add value
.
20230109:2046
y

we remember the

we remember the
slope of every third hill that saved
us, of every fifth

incline that challenged us, letting
go of the slippery slide
.
20230102:0943
y

for eight weeks that spring,

for eight weeks that spring,
maybe more, maybe less, the
opportunity

for something like love was present
like a swarm of birds, feeding
.
20221228:1050
y

and still, every time,

the scent of soap and

the scent of soap and
lotion, interrupted by
that of the waters

from the canal – a curious
mixture, even for a poodle
.
20221019:1747
y

perhaps there is no

perhaps there is no
prerequisites to spiraling,
as natural as a

forgotten sequence, prompted
by simply remembering
.
20220705:1450
y

we collect memories

we collect memories
in irregularly-sized
vessels, in the hope

that they will not leak, find their
way out, look for something more
.
20220601:2010
y

wanting some things that

wanting some things that
don’t make sense is a trademark
happening – we yearn

for the possibilities
closest to impossible
.
20220523:2123
y

first impressions run

first impressions run
deep – we keep remembering
one another just

as we were and not as we
have become, pressed by the world
.
20220504:1941
y

with twin azalea