Tagged: teeth

january is

january is
holding two calendars between
your teeth, not choking
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: teeth

the raw materials

the raw materials
of our lives are
messy, have
teeth to chew
up logic, a
throat for
petitions,
and the stomach to
stomach the doubt
.
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i have taken my

i have taken my
guitar into the
bathtub with
me once or
twice, it’s
true – sometimes
to cuddle, but
mostly,
to get a call-
and-response
going, so
fervently,
i can see the
tiled walls
bearing their
shiny teeth
.
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noah, i still

noah, i still
remember brushing
your three-year-old
teeth, at a time when every
minty-sweet flavor
was meant
to be tasted,
swallowed, and
happiness belonged
so naturally
in the bathroom
where water
ran intoxicatingly
with your laughter
.
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