Tagged: shy

some things will not be

some things will not be
as wild as you imagined –
they’re just shy of wild
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: wild

t-minus two days

on the tip of your

on the tip of your
tongue are words you save up to
say, like a demure

posy, a surprise learning
to become so familiar
.
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belonging is a

for vampires, werewolves,

for vampires, werewolves,
zombies, or lovers, garlic
is arguably the best
litmus test – come,
don’t be shy
.
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minutes or decades

i am sowing words

i am sowing words
at the tip of my
tongue, so
that when we
meet, i am
dumbstruck
with no one to
blame but myself
and a lack of sunlight
.
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the first dance of

the first dance of
spring should
inspire trust, with
a firm shoulder
to hang our gutsiest
dreams, another
to carry the weight.
the conversation
need not
cut across the
dance floor, and
those initial steps
may feel awkward,
but lean into spring –
rain or shine –
there is nothing on
the fence about it
.
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on the sixth of

on the sixth of
September, stillness
is not as she appears –
a green heron’s demure
heart
fluttering
before her wings
.
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