Tagged: still

on the fifth day of

on the fifth day of
summer, we are sitting still
in ninety-degree

weather, waiting and hoping
that the heat never finds us
.
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on the way to a

on the way to a
southern summer, ninety-degree
fahrenheit – even

the mischievous chipmunk stands
still, long enough for a reprieve
.
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most of the time, we

most of the time, we
carry each other without
much regard, under-

value the weight, why after
all this time, we still carry
.
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there are patterns which

there are patterns which
are no longer of use, and yet,
they still catch our eyes
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: catch

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

i am fitting an

i am fitting an
entire season of changes
into a pressing

stillness – sit beside me, sun,
allow me to camouflage
.
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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