Tagged: support

i am one drop of

i am one drop of
milk away from making melted
coffee ice cream – some

days require more or less support,
depending on how you like it
.
20210522:1229
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perhaps we are all

every solitude

it turns out that we

it turns out that we
all do it – the people with
whom we choose to have
a beer or four, well
into the night, post-
inauguration, whether
commiserating or
celebrating, are
stunningly
like us, in the ways
that make us all
weaker,
as we prop
each other up
.
20170121:1115
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the state of the

the state of the
union is a self-
appraisal, an end
of the year
balancing
act between
tooting your own
horn and seeking
support. not
everyone can
be as colorful,
but we all agree,
the state of the union
must be strong
.
20160113:0508
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we have learned to be

we have learned to be
basic tendons for each other,
connecting heart to

earth, helping one another
withstand a world of tensions
.
20151010:1003
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we reach out knowing

our mother stored

our mother stored
laughter in her ribs
so that her children
would always
be recognized
year-round
autumn rustling
winter crackle
spring thundering
summer wind chimes
.
20131107:0900
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your letters on the

your letters on the
page
form words that
indicate nothing
and everything,
a drugged yearning –
when one word
slips, the rest
braces for impact
.
20130107:0840
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in the cycle of

in the cycle of
life, endings appear
so much like
beginnings –
nothing
is guaranteed,
and we are only
lucky should there
be a hand to hold
us
through it
.
20120409:0831
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