Tagged: stumble

basket-weavers are

basket-weavers are
also skilled storytellers,
fluidly making

connections to better hold
us, keep us from stumbling
.
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new neurons bump

new neurons bump
into older neurons,
triggering mental and
muscular gymnastics,
stumbling across
the language of liszt’s
la campanella,
accepting that
a mountain is taller
than a mountain
.
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stumbling onto

family often

family often
light the way – we stumble, hand
in hand in darkness

for longer than we should, but
there’s always a light at the end
.
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it has always been

it has always been
true that we are one stumble
away from real pain,

one ankle twist from dependence,
one phone call from helplessness
.
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days before the new

days before the new
year, old
memories stumble
upon even older
memories, overlap,
wrinkle, uninvited.
between resisting
and not resisting
is the acceptance
that they will arise
fewer and farther
between in the
years to come.
let them
kaleidoscope in
remembrance of us
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: remembrance

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in the parking lot

in the parking lot
of us, there will be evenings
when we will stumble

around, remembering the
color, if not the shape of loss
.
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everything modern

everything modern
becomes
a thing of the
past, we are
welcome to
stumble in
our idealism
.
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here, here, and here are

here, here, and here are
the places upon which we
are meant to stumble –

i will watch my steps, promise
you won’t hold on so tightly
.
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every morning, we

every morning, we
stumble upon new
universes, simply
in the way we rub
off on one another
.
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