Tagged: sticky

in the golden haze

in the golden haze
of summer, memories grow
sticky, require a

good douse, only to get even
stickier shortly thereafter
.
20210715:2048
y

we are ready to

we are ready to
turn
a new leaf, learn some new
tricks – it’s the letting

go part that remains sticky,
clings to every written word
.
20181205:2202
y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: sticky

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
.
20171031:1140
y

t minus one entire

t minus one entire
season to winter,
mom and i are giddy,
fingers sugar-
tipped, mouths
citrusy sweet.
end-of-summer
weather is meant
to be this candied-
orange-peel-sticky
.
20170924:2040
y

after dodging for

after dodging for
some time, the heart no longer
becomes sticky, the

mind catalyzes without
prompt, the meaning gets lost
.
20170706:2238
y

reflecting on the

reflecting on the
impermanence of it all, i
will not endeavor

to stick around longer than
rationed by time, seek attachments
.
20170430:1733
y

between asleep and

between asleep and
awake is a marshmallowy
millisecond – what

sticks to it is less of a
choosing, more of an adjustment
.
20161113:0706
y

beneath the sheets and

beneath the sheets and
the comforter and the duvet,
our skins are learning

to stick together – like cotton
candy, blues chords, a pack of wolves
.
20151126:1314
y

the years are as

the years are as
sticky as change
is imperceptible
from moment to
moment, we are
lucky to belong
to one another
.
20150925:2021
y

without exception,

without exception,
even days can get sticky
tucked into your coat

pocket like that – pull one out,
take pleasure in its polish
.
20150724:0020
y