Tagged: shape

after all these years,

after all these years,
new shoots sprouting, leaves coming
and going, the shape

of our fig tree remains the
same – present and providing
.
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memories sometimes

memories sometimes
turn into silhouettes, we
can still remember

the shape, but need one another
to help fill in the details
.
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on the surface, weight

on the surface, weight
is one calculation away
from accuracy –

the size and shape of a thing
does not easily divulge depth
.
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without guidance, the

without guidance, the
azaleas in your garden found
its own shape this spring
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: shape

maybe it’s only

maybe it’s only
the shape of things that will survive
when the colors fade,

when the taste is not quite right,
when our hearts fumble with doubt
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: fade

between holding it all

between holding it all
in and not knowing
how you have held it
all in is the color
of regret, the
shape of
forgetfulness,
as natural
and unnatural
as time
.
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every shape of a

every shape of a
poem, yet unwritten, has you
in it, ready to

mend the inevitable
cracks, draw together meaning
.
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in the parking lot

in the parking lot
of us, there will be evenings
when we will stumble

around, remembering the
color, if not the shape of loss
.
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you scratched out a list

you scratched out a list
of ingredients in the
shape of love, and
somewhere in aisle
six, between the garam
masala
and cumin,
i found it, waiting
to be picked up
and put together,
un-puzzled
.
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absence has a shape –

absence has a shape
how else do we keep bumping
into every edge,

rounding every curve until
we can’t find where we started
.
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