Tagged: repertoire

it has come to my

it has come to my
attention that
you sing when
moving from room to
room in the middle of
a quiet afternoon because
i scare easily. love is
adding to our repertoire
so that we can
become more
fearless together


this morning, before

this morning, before
heading out, i came
to the realization
that i am down to
only one repertoire.
even though you
identified five or six
keys within the range
in which you felt most
comfortable, it is
still the same song.
i am looking out
the window, playing
to the passersby, my
entire body hums

because we did not

because we did not
see the broad-winged
hawk this morning
covering the
backyard, you pulled
out a favorite
from your magical
repertoire, waved
the eighth wand Dad
bought to replace the
others – you swear
it’s lighter on the
wrist – and for
the umpteenth
time, plated
a dish to right
all wrongs