Tagged: survive

just surviving is

we step into the

we step into the
unknown, only knowing that the
cartographer’s work

is long done, but there’s no legend
for what we can and will survive
.
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y

years of practicing

mom’s miniature

mom’s miniature
roses survived after all
these years, countless tries

later, now out back fending for
themselves against wandering deer
.
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y

we survive by the

we survive by the
luck of the draw, debating
what to eat instead

of are we able to eat, and
what would we have to give up?
.
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y

not having enough

not having enough
hot chocolate to survive
another snowstorm

first world problems in the nth
degree, buried in disregard
.
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y

bees will survive some

bees will survive some
mysteries, like the unnamed
flowering tree in

the backyard, that scarlet come-
hither look, but not mankind
.
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y

in the middle of

we still believe in

we still believe in
longevity – washing hands,
wearing masks, keeping

our distance, as if we didn’t
need one another to survive
.
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y

maybe it’s only

maybe it’s only
the shape of things that will survive
when the colors fade,

when the taste is not quite right,
when our hearts fumble with doubt
.
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y

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