Tagged: still

butterflies stay still

butterflies stay still
for much longer than we give
them credit for – let’s

allow one another wings
and not be afraid to fly
.
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it’s a lot of work

it’s a lot of work
being a tugboat.
we are at
sea, still looking out
.
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i am fitting an

within every hour,

within every hour,
there are eleven minutes
that take flight, nearly

a fifth of a minute that
sits still, one-eighth in running shoes
.
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remember i told

remember i told
you there is only zen when
you stop searching – it’s

more like a leaning into the
wind to stay still, for a moment
.
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in the shadows, we

i am suddenly more

i am suddenly more
distant, stay
more still
for fear of being
caught pulling
away. i sneak in
one more
bath than is
routine for our
kind of winter,
trust that the water
bill will not turn
me in. i head for
bed earlier
or later, find pockets
of silence in the
dark comforting.
i no longer wait for
you to take notice,
i can do this
entirely on my own
.
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