Tagged: risks

on the off chance that

on the off chance that
the desire to celebrate
is an excuse that

COVID will happily accept,
try not to look too complacent
.
20210207:1400
y

eight months into our

eight months into our
global pandemic, we arm
ourselves with distance,

a semblance of normalcy
tangoing with vigilance
.
20201111:1032
y

anticipation

you took me to the

you took me to the
sutro baths, and those
late afternoon
edges were so
sharp, i pretended
to be brave.
against all
heights, i longed to
sink into the
waters to ground
myself, trading one
death for another
.
20150318:0341
y

staying takes on more

staying takes on more
risks – on a scale
between over-
staying and feeling
cornered, there is
also the danger
of growing
.
20150223:0900
y

you are taking risks –

if you only knew

if you only knew
the risks i take,
how every
recollection is an
obstacle, how
pain arrives here
and there with
too much
recognition,
you would
not ask
why i linger
beside the ocean
.
20131117:0808
y