Tagged: tango

eight months into our

eight months into our
global pandemic, we arm
ourselves with distance,

a semblance of normalcy
tangoing with vigilance
.
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there’s always a bit

there’s always a bit
of obligatory dancing
in front of
windows –
the purple heart
tangoes with
the tomato
plant as the
strait-laced
scallion looks on
.
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interpreting dreams

interpreting dreams
is like learning to tango
with leaves in your ear
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: interpreting

a memo to the castle:

a memo to the castle:
the last train to
Witzenhausen Nord
has arrived,
carrying our double-
bass
. listen closely
as it makes its
deliberate climb,
allowing its foot to be
dragged across
the path like an old
tango, admitting
seduction
.
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the daylight saving

the daylight saving
plan often includes
getting stuck in unusual
times and spaces. whether
we are fast-forwarding the
REM state or forfeiting
an hour to drinks,
we are on the losing
end as the minutes
tango by. careful –
do not be drawn by
the nostalgic rhythm
.
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sometimes a mother’s

sometimes a mother’s
love gently
digs its thumbnails
into you like three
peeled
tangerines
lined up
on the counter
ready to tango
when you return
.
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