Tagged: root

back when colorful

back when colorful
purslane took root in the cracks
of our driveway, we

pull them up like weeds, not knowing
that the years would add value
.
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the mortal root of

the mortal root of
the verb, to seek, is to never
find – simplicity

snaps its fingers to the beat
of our foolishness, amused
.
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because you and i

because you and i
come from the same
root, we can
still hold
and transmit
the most
basic meaning – even
underneath all
the affixes,
the prefixes, suffixes –
within the
quietest look
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: root

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some corners invite

some corners invite
memories to overlap,
unrolling the mind

so that new sensations can
take root, tussle for a light
.
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there is a definite

there is a definite
progression to your
Saturday
stride – rooted
to the note
of absolute
youth
, doubled
at the octave,
spaced for
harmonic clarity
.
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