Tagged: systems

in the presence of

in the presence of
the majesty of the whole,
possibilities

reveal themselves – not i, nor you,
not they, but we, reimagined
.
20210726:1221
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the history of

the history of
us is complicated – working
together, we can

reach the greatest heights and dig
ourselves into the deepest depths
.
20210722:2011
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it’s easier to

it’s easier to
go after the small people
,
you say. every

elected official goes
in knowing it well enough
.
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y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: elected

she said you said we

she said you said we
are all cogs in the wheel – placed
just right, we cannot

do wonders; placed imperfectly,
perhaps we might have a chance
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: imperfectly

there are levels

there are levels
to these patterns
the human brain
sears onto a go-to
memory card
the image of
young urban
thing standing
in front of
establishment
with
the word trouble
i am asking you to
flip through several
cards down for
the one that is
grayer, with patterns
more painful
to access,
those invisible
interlocking systems
.
20180528:0943
y

we are held hostage

protecting the heart

protecting the heart
often starts with
the neck
don’t look now,
here she comes
.
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y

when the system is

when the system is
working
for us, our minds
have long adjusted
as though
it has always been so,
so that with any
veering, we
grumble, squeal
along the curves,
allow logic to drag
.
20150720:0914
y

the system is a

the system is a
thread that needs
to be pulled. the
red tape that keeps
it from fraying is
ever temporary
.
20140826:0846
y

when your body senses

when your body senses
you’re on the run, things
shut down in order from
lowest to highest
priority. regardless of
real or imaginary
danger, systems lift
salt from that wound,
give your heart a chance
.
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