Tagged: 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
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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
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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
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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
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winter is a sharp

winter is a sharp
tool, scoring deep grooves
into our senses, so that
when we finally arrive home,
take off our shoes,
we slip and press into
each other with greater
ease, more
stickiness. imperfection
is a fail-safe for
perfecting attachments
.
20170113:0434
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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
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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
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