Tagged: statistics

eight out of ten are

eight out of ten are
historically challenged,
destined to repeat

ourselves, blissfully ignorant
or frustratingly toiling
.
20211218:1718
y

perhaps when one sheep

perhaps when one sheep
comes across another sheep,
there is a quick game

of closed scissors or opened
scissors – two out of three leads
.
20211213:2155
y

who knows which final

who knows which final
ingredients make or break
a pretzel – four out

of five varieties are
quite frankly inedible
.
20211209:2026
y

for every eighty-

for every eighty-
six trees that want to remain
grounded, there is one

that not only yearns for more
light, but will be willing to fall
.
20211105:1755
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perhaps one out of

perhaps one out of
five succulents survives
our carelessness, nurtured
by a lifetime
of looking
without seeing,
hearing
without listening
.
20210830:2037
y

you showed passion for

you showed passion for
every sixteenth thing, which is,
statistically, an

achievement. and now we are
at a loss, missing your smile
.
20210524:2040
y

it just so happens

it just so happens
that when you are finally
closing in on the

weeds in your backyard, they band
together, decide to bloom
.
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y

somehow, we are still

every three-point-two

every three-point-two
flights, we remember to ask
mom to prepare some

freshly cut apple pear slices
to soothe whatever the journey
.
20210129:1943
y

perhaps more

perhaps more
than any of it
all, more than
education and
income brackets,
more than
compatibility and
the stars, more
than all the
coincidences
and preferences,
is the comfort
of shorthand
and shortcuts.
here’s to the
ninety-percent of
the things i don’t
say that still make
their way to you
.
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