Tagged: return

humans are a mixed

humans are a mixed
bag, searching for a way back
to each other in

the middle of a pandemic,
calculating ROIs
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we count down the days

sitting one out is

sitting one out is
also a form of self-care –
resistance always

takes the form of community,
borrowing and returning
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in the east village,

in the east village,
a simple pleaplease return
stones – as if each one

carries meaning, a story,
the dull weight of its travels
.
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on our return to

on our return to
what was before, we think we
know the path well, but

the roads are under construction,
and they’re handing out hard hats
.
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departures are much

here is a new old

here is a new old
chapter that we are mostly
relieved to return

to – the words sound familiar,
the tone, still aspirational
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at the cemetery,

at the cemetery,
there is enough
new growth
to power the
most decorated
athlete, a reminder
that as much as we
receive, we will be
made to return
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mom’s camellias

mom’s camellias
await her return, a sudden
burst of breathless buds
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: breathless

here are the corners

here are the corners
that corner me, still –
i keep these
moments dog-
eared, already
yearning to return
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: return