Tagged: river

we practice parting

we practice parting
water every chance we get –
in the sink, in the

bath, across the pool, paddling
against river currents, wishing
.
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you said it’s time for

you said it’s time for
you to leave, and suddenly, the
river splits into

two, no room to negotiate,
no need to get sentimental
.
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we are down by the

we are down by the
river, taking our cue from
the great blue heron,

fishing for a breeze in this
record warmth of october
.
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you said the river

you said the river
can heal itself if we give
it time – it’s never

a perfect formula when
variables are missing
.
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we are new england-

we are new england-
bound, routing through america’s
backyards – river, swamp,

fences, and glimpses of freedom
here and there, an ocean calling
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: new england

by the time we reached

by the time we reached
the limestone fountain at the
Trie cloisters, no one

was carrying coins anymore
for tossing, nor crossing the realms
.
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the mind is crowded

the mind is crowded
at a level entirely
unsustainable –
you are looking
at me from across
the river, at least
a school of
thoughts flounder,
waves licking our toes
.
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inside every

inside every
river reside
other
rivers,
not unlike
you
and me,
brushing up
against
each other
on the
way
to sea
.
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november twists and

we’ve been here before –