Tagged: sugar

in times of crisis,

in times of crisis,
we build a community –
to borrow and share

sugar, flour, this rake, our
best pruning shears, a pitch fork
.
20210112:1923
y

perhaps we are all

perhaps we are all
waiting for our favorite
candy to fall from

the sky, and when placed on our
tongue, can at last provide release
.
20200707:1848
y

on the first day of

on the first day of
autumn, dad’s hummingbirds are
still fighting over

every drop of deliverance,
a sugary endeavor
.
20170922:2036
y

i fill these moments

i fill these moments
with sugar, enough sugar
to preserve them for

at least a decade, maybe
longer, long after we are dead
.
20170402:2258
y

when we are

when we are
together, the minutes
are spun inside each
hour into cotton
candy, and the
day twirls, leaving
a sweet residue
.
20161120:2250
y

the future is layered

the future is layered
with the unknown,
in a state of powdered
sugar perfection,
like a forkful
of fine pastry,
readied at
the mouth – the
present is watering
.
20140629:1629
y

a golden afternoon

a golden afternoon
breaks off like
pumpkin
bread –
brown sugar
sweet, walnut
toasted, a
suggested
surprise, and –
near the end,
a sort of
crumbling
of light
.
20111012:0835
y

youth should be

youth should be
made with ample
confidence
, a
dash of salt, two
shakes of sugar,
a sprig of
summer,
and plenty of
time
.
20110610:1855
y

all night, snow

all night, snow
brushes up
against my
sleep, dusting
a dreaming
cityscape with
spring sugar
.
20110322:2127
y

precisely