Tagged: tanka

if we are all from

if we are all from
the same tree, you and i are
from the same branch, we

will never stop competing for
and sharing the same resources
.
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in every language,

in every language,
someone will say come with, and
someone will follow –

for love, out of fear, of thirst,
a simple calculation
.
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nineteen weeks later,

nineteen weeks later,
we are home again, the fire
is on, the water

is running, the fridge is full,
we make noise like happy children
.
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moment by moment,

moment by moment,
letting go and not being
scared – riding a bike,

floating on water, asking
questions, getting rubber-stamped
.
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at union square this

at union square this
morning, another protest.
we wonder which ones

will ignite and for how long,
browsing through the men’s section
.
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two-thirds of the way

two-thirds of the way
filling out forms that bestow
legitimacy,

an in-between version of you
sidesteps the absurdity
.
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on the journey that

on the journey that
is covering, uncovering,
discovering, we

will no doubt miss every cue
out of self-preservation
.
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