Tagged: stretch

if carried away,

the holidays can

what material

what material
weaves the imagination,
so that it stretches
and stretches and
stretches, and
can call no
place home
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: stretches

let us always stretch

let us always stretch
for love and not anticipate
how love stretches back
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: stretch

there is some stretching

three hundred and eight

three hundred and eight
hoops later, we are still bending
the knees, lengthening

the calf muscles, rotating
our ankles to meet the mark
.
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the heart, troubled, can

the heart, troubled, can
fool itself and companion
organs to help speed
its demise. it’s a lose-
lose situation, stretching to
compensate, stretching
to compensate –
in the end, our
bodies are altogether
witness, criminal, and
location of a drowning
.
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because i bent this

because i bent this
far this morning, i
expected
and forgot
to ask you to do
the same, stretch
just a little
towards me,
and allow the
weight of
everything else
to carry you
all the way
.
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christmas eve, away

christmas eve, away
from home, but not the feeling
of home – it only

requires a little stretching,
by which we can string tall tales
.
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we stretch to

we stretch to
normalize more
nimbly than we
care to admit –
staying alert
is a constant
mourning
for what came before
.
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