Tagged: story

every other new

every other new
yorker has a staten island
ferry story that

begins with wanting to get
closer to lady liberty
.
20220712:2001
y

we play power grid

we play power grid
on the german side, with you
as a tour guide, a

story for every city
we vie for with paper money
.
20220711:2100
y

in the grand stand of

in the east village,

in the east village,
a simple pleaplease return
stones – as if each one

carries meaning, a story,
the dull weight of its travels
.
20210930:1959
y

we will always stop

we will always stop
what we’re doing for the drum
solo – for rhyme or

rhythm, we lean in closer,
beating our own melodic tale
.
20210802:2207
y

we gather in the

we gather in the
name of barbecue, seasoned
by our immigrant

preferences – every piece, cooked
low and slow, shares a story
.
20210117:1827
y

what i don’t want to

what i don’t want to
do is pick up where we left
off – like a choose-your

own-adventure-story, some
endings are inevitable
.
20201023:0313
y

perhaps it’s an age

perhaps it’s an age-
old story – coveting your
neighbor’s mint, and thyme,

and even dandelions –
makes for a bitter tonic
.
20200520:0841
y

every year, there is

every year, there is
a new story that you are
destined to own – an

incalculable weight, a
notable inheritance
.
20200515:2135
y

if we have made it

if we have made it
in this master narrative,
we will come across

a unit of measurement
that was never meant for us
.
20200426:1624
y