Tagged: speed

maybe it’s easy

maybe it’s easy
to speed down those
country roads,
or maybe the actual
speed will not
matter as much
as not seeing color
.
20200815:1007
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i am not secure –

i am not secure –
when you are halfway across
the world, everything

moves speedlessly, and i am
still looking for the pause button
.
20181201:0555
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: everything

all day, the rain falls

all day, the rain falls
in brooklyn like a fugue,
repeating the same
theme on its way
down – ledge, leaf,
rung, stoop,
ledge, leaf, rung,
stoop, ledge,
leaf, rung, stoop –
rubato-
ing and
accelerando-ing
together
with the ease of
a seasoned symphony
.
20180519:1927
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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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on the way to change,

under pressure, we

under pressure, we
can choose to speed
up or slow
down – the moment
is a platform
creaking underneath
the weight
.
20150512:1112
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at fifteen thousand

at fifteen thousand
rpm, our love separates
into identifiable phases.
starting with the heaviest
memories, we can
extract one or two
samples to be
processed for that
magical unknown.
it is a shame
that what remains
afloat, and likely to be
discarded, are several
years of aimless kisses
.
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under a watchful

the thought which you held

there are, of course,

there are, of course,
exceptions to the
speed limit –
they mostly look
stunned
or indignant
.
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