Tagged: stage

perhaps you and i

perhaps you and i
are newly crossing into
our butterfly stage –

year after year after year,
it becomes a blur of wings
.
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let us stay in this

at what stage do we

at what stage do we
become lazy, permit
disappointment to
creep in, hold us
hostage, like the best
drama series this season
.
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the neighbors upstairs

the neighbors upstairs
are rehearsing their
three a.m. scene
again – two
pairs of god-given
lungs made of the
same brilliant mettle,
awake and stirringly
alive, a private
performance
for
an audience of
at least twenty
families – he thinks
she’s overly
dramatic, she
thinks he should
go to hell, and
the majority of
the action
creaks stage left
.
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in child’s pose, you can

in child’s pose, you can
meditate on
many things –
like the grocery
list, where to meet
for lunch at one-
thirty, designing
those business
cards, if he has
responded to the
email, even the
state of the
economy –
when all the
world’s a stage
,
it takes some effort
to bring it in
.
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illness stages its

at every stage

there is denial

there is denial
and then there is
acceptance.
from day fifty-
four, acceptance
looks
a lot
like denial,
except with less
waking moments
to feed it
.
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