Tagged: spirit

all at once, you are

all at once, you are
everywhere – in the butterfly
visiting the west

side, the dragonfly passing
through the garden this morning
.
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mama rabbit and

mama rabbit and
papa ox –
persistence
paired with an
indomitable
spirit – nothing
is insurmountable
.
20210720:2010
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it’s human to build

it’s human to build
shelter with whatever is
available to

us – a deck of cards, sand, snow,
the spirit, other people
.
20210224:2018
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two days before the

two days before the
new year, there is less bustling,
less homecoming, less

celebration, and more effort
to be together in spirit
.
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we are nearly home,

we are nearly home,
though the distance is often
immeasurable
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: immeasurable

remember that year

remember that year
when we lost so
many… was the
joy ever worth
the long
aches afterwards?
everyone tries
these words
in their mouths
many times before
spitting them out.
they’re unswallowable
by any muscles
so the human spirit
keeps taking the bait
.
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jared, twenty years

jared, twenty years
is a long time to know and
not know a person –

when my spirit finally
meets your spirit, let’s start over
.
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y

it takes some sort of

it takes some sort of
flooding of the
spirit to
take flight
between here
and there, land
becomes
a mystery
.
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y

i have taken my

i have taken my
guitar into the
bathtub with
me once or
twice, it’s
true – sometimes
to cuddle, but
mostly,
to get a call-
and-response
going, so
fervently,
i can see the
tiled walls
bearing their
shiny teeth
.
20150428:0000
y

the heart arrives

the heart arrives
packaged
with a strict count –
we cannot add
nor subtract
a single beat
.
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