Tagged: shiny

not all fried chicken

not all fried chicken
are created equal – we
each take detailed notes

across the years, memories
stained with shiny family smiles
.
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the duration of

the duration of
enchantment for shiny,
new things cannot
easily be
calculated – yes,
there is a
shelf-life, undoubtedly,
but the expiration
date is intentionally
hard to find
or even to decipher
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: decipher

not knowing so much

not knowing so much
about love, i am often
at a disadvantage,
stepping out onto the
curb, discovering a
questionably
precious, undeniably
shiny thing, picking
it up, and thrusting it
into the hands of everyone
i meet – did you drop this?
.
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a new year on the

it is true that

it is true that
i collect
these pieces
blindly –
it doesn’t
take long
to find you
among the
trinkets
so shiny
and new
.
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you are a shiny

you are a shiny
new toy, a latest model
of something that is

all mine – there is no letting
go, ‘til hell freezes over
.
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ninety-nine percent of

ninety-nine percent of
looking
back

is to wipe the
dust from the way
you remembered it.
the greater the
distance, the more
everyone seems to
glitter. even the
worst of old
emotions spins in the
new breeze, briefly
catching the
sunlight like a shiny
pinwheel planted
in the garden
to frighten your
recollection
.
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