Tagged: remembrance

you showed passion for

you showed passion for
every sixteenth thing, which is,
statistically, an

achievement. and now we are
at a loss, missing your smile
.
20210524:2040
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between the end and

between the end and
the end of the end, there is
little more to say –

there are memories within
memories that pull us in and out
.
20210523:1350
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in the dream after

in the dream after
the dream that is just before
waking, bamboo soup,

the way mom cooks it at home,
a memory for the journey
.
20210506:2143
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memories sometimes

memories sometimes
turn into silhouettes, we
can still remember

the shape, but need one another
to help fill in the details
.
20210412:2107
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at any given

at any given
moment, memories become
carbonated, rise,

rising, risen, until they
reach the surface of consent
.
20210219:0742
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every three-point-two

every three-point-two
flights, we remember to ask
mom to prepare some

freshly cut apple pear slices
to soothe whatever the journey
.
20210129:1943
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some encounters leave

some encounters leave
bruises – accidental or
on purpose matters

less than whether the imprint
leaves an emotional scar
.
20210127:0143
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at any given

at any given
moment, i pick up a
memory at the
lost and found, turn
it over and over
to locate where i
may have hidden a
signature, measure
the half-life of the
grooves, in the Y,
the L, weigh its
tickle factor, look
for the nearest
trading post
.
20210123:0021
y

perhaps nothing good

perhaps nothing good
ever comes from an over-
seas phone call – the same

immigrant stories – reasons
to come home, reasons to stay
.
20201209:2351
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at every other

at every other
corner of the
city, a
marker –
to remember,
to forget,
to leave forever,
to come back to
.
20201209:1953
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