Tagged: situation

as soon as we catch

here is the offhand

here is the offhand
remark that
connects all the
other remarks –
the brain fashions
a net, tight
enough to make
categorical sense of
the situation,
loose enough to let
things go or
accidentally strangle
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: remarks

you said you want to

you said you want to
get caught, that marriage has turned
into a hostage

situation, so you leave the
doors open, drop ample hints
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: hostage

the trick to getting

the trick to getting
out of a sticky situation
is to fall apart
completely, deconstruct
so that you are no
longer a whole
onto yourself,
but a grain
of cosmic
dust, puzzle-
shaped and counting
on repeating patterns
to complete the picture
.
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the heart, troubled, can

the heart, troubled, can
fool itself and companion
organs to help speed
its demise. it’s a lose-
lose situation, stretching to
compensate, stretching
to compensate –
in the end, our
bodies are altogether
witness, criminal, and
location of a drowning
.
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ninety-eight-point-two

ninety-eight-point-two
percent of the time, we call
for a ceasefire
after the situation
has gotten hot,
and still, not before
lives are
affected, spared
.
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i must be

i must be
ripening so
deliciously
not unlike
peaches on the
tree. you are
showing unusually
keen interest.
it’s a tense
situation –
mosquito: seven
me: one
.
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