Tagged: separation

on the first day of

two days before the

two days before the
new year, there is less bustling,
less homecoming, less

celebration, and more effort
to be together in spirit
.
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in a pandemic,

in a pandemic,
everyone is practicing
getting over the

hump of the holidays without
our loved ones – here’s to stuffing
.
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because we can stave

because we can stave
off hunger for much longer,
treasure these moments

when we are together, stow
them away for a rainy day
.
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no one belongs to

no one belongs to
no one else – we recognize
this in loss, pain, in

separation two days before
christmas in a pandemic
.
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today, i will learn

today, i will learn
to forget, practice new words to
take the place of the

ones you used to use, may still
use, while i’m no longer around
.
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across our land, we

across our land, we
are forcing children to put
away childish things –

last night, tonight, tomorrow night,
the night after, the night after
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: childish

in the garden, you

in the garden, you
are separating the newly
sprouted basil – they

are so fragile, barely strong
enough to withstand the shock
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: fragile

you and i are parked

you and i are parked
on the corner of finished
and done, resorting

to old friendship fumes to wrap up
our departures extra neatly
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: resort

at the end of it

at the end of it
all, warning or no
warning,
there will be
separation. until
then, we worry
about everything
in nothing
.
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