Tagged: roots

we gather in the

we gather in the
name of barbecue, seasoned
by our immigrant

preferences – every piece, cooked
low and slow, shares a story
.
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shrimp shells and fish skins,

shrimp shells and fish skins,
leek stalks and scallion roots –
tasty witch’s brew
.
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if you treat home as

if you treat home as
a constant, everything
else is
a variable –
we worked on
the formula
for years, not knowing
one another’s roots
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: roots

between sunset and dusk,

between sunset and dusk,
i carry our memories
into the woods and
to the lake, let
them soak in
the darkening
waters before
folding
them in
half
so
that we
can
share
everything
this equally
anchor roots,
annual scars, our
most vulnerable
therefore responsive
layers, and each new
branch, learning to tap
our rhythm across the sky
.
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you have to know your