Tagged: surprise

the first of may slides

there are surprises

there are surprises
that tuck themselves neatly into
sunday afternoons

as if they were always meant
to be, easy, reassuring
.
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we stop and look up

we stop and look up
at this street corner – a surprise
not to be surprised
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: surprised

it’s almost always

it’s almost always
a surprise, coming upon
fishermen, counting,

sorting, measuring, debating
over, waiting for their catch
.
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on the tip of your

on the tip of your
tongue are words you save up to
say, like a demure

posy, a surprise learning
to become so familiar
.
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after all these years,

after all these years,
our days are not reliable
predictors of our

nights – we continue to dazzle
one another off the cuff
.
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we are surveying

we are surveying
the library of weeds this
morning, browsing the

new spines for a tale or two,
an earthworm catches me off guard
.
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some days, surprises

we insist on being

we insist on being
uncool, so that it’s always
a surprise, like when
the electronic claw comes
down and pulls us out of so
much plush and stuffed
doubt, even on the first try
.
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we always manage

we always manage
to find a view, area
investigated,

targets acquired, where we
stand together, mouths open
.
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