Tagged: sadness

saturday, you were

saturday, you were
out of this world and into
the next one – every

door ached, window wept, chimney sighed,
we held on so we wouldn’t slip
.
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in the fabric of

in the fabric of
each moment, there are stitches
of joy, of sadness –

we mindlessly pick at them,
not recognizing which is which
.
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the day before the

in every way, the

in every way, the
heart settles in and begins
to ache, there is really
no way around it –
as long as we are able
to hold onto
memories,
you will call me from
the opposite side
of the world, and
the sadness will
be unbearable
.
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lunch friday, a small

lunch friday, a small
sadness, our eyes wet before
the waiter arrived –
armed with the right
fork and knife, we
could not cut through
the heaviness
.
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abundance is tremendous

abundance is tremendous
at sneaking in
knives to the party,
understanding that the
formula to hope
includes little stabs
to the nth power
.
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because it’s you, i

because it’s you, i
don’t know
what to say –
absence has a
way of creeping in
to fill up
all the space
.
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we approach daylight

we approach daylight
saving time on tiptoes,
understanding that time
travel is often risky
and losing hours, always
heavy. hold on
to one another, let us
not leave anyone behind
.
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since memories are

since memories are
formed, then rebuilt
each time
they are
accessed, may next
year be easier, on the
anniversary of your
death, may our
neurons stop
passing along this
unbearable sadness
.
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sadness leaks like

sadness leaks like
gravity, weighing
down even
the smallest
of things –
a wristwatch,
loose tea leaves,
a glittering
morning
.
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