Tagged: synapses

one foot in front of

one foot in front of
another, behind the back
juggling, steady

as she goes, a cascade of
synapses outperforming
.
20210427:2307
y

there are phases of

there are phases of
Moon that will forever light
up specific cells,

activating love, loss, pain,
and then all over again
.
20180226:2206
y

there will be milli-

there will be milli-
seconds when all you can do
is resist – between

signals, synapses, and spring,
everything is a trigger
.
20180212:2006
y

maybe it is as

maybe it is as
you say –
the unfamiliar
becomes familiar
after some time.
and so,
when i look
at you, every
atom intentionally
turns
three-quarters
resistant, enough
to preserve that
mystery, stay
inescapably
enchanted
.
20161003:2207
y

there are aches that can

there are aches that can
drag you across one hour
into the next and

the next – during which you realize
you were never in control
.
20160914:2337
y

with only a hundred

with only a hundred
billion neurons
meeting and
unmeeting within
each galaxy of one
individual, we profess
to knowing where
we are going
when we take
one another’s hand
.
20160521:1336
y

between this bite and

between this bite and
the next, an unfathomable
number of synapses
and you, caught
in the dendrites,
encoding, retrieving,
encoding, retrieving
.
20160420:0755
y

we are held hostage

between touching you

between touching you
and not touching you is an
itch – after a long

absence, the body is dumb,
pauses for recognition
.
20150927:0136
y

if one out of every

if one out of every
twenty-third
thought per
minute is a
reflex, coming
upon you is
a knee-jerk
.
20150901:0859
y