Tagged: temptation

in the middle of

in the middle of
chocolate is always more
other chocolates –

the struggle to resist the
comparison simply melts
.
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as conspiracy

as conspiracy
theories go, we all keep a
bag handy and just

out of reach, lest we are tempted
to reinforce our biases
.
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sunday flirts with our

sunday flirts with our
senses, entices us to
unwind, let go of

burdensome time, until we
are forced to count down the hours
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: flirts

on most days, i am

on most days, i am
afraid that i will be more
tempted to jump than
to step solidly backward –
we all know a little
something about
gathering momentum
.
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at sunset, portals

at sunset, portals
open up all across city
streets, curbside,
adjoining this world
with countless
others – so much
temptation
.
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if we were to press

if we were to press
into the possibilities,
time would put on
his favorite
cloak, allow
its edges to
brush every
temptation, leaving
a trail of
portals behind
.
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temptation is a

temptation is a
state of mind – we toggle the
on and off switch to

suit our purposes, step in
and out of our comfort zone
.
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there are theories that

there are theories that
know nothing about temptation,
sitting on the front

porch, ice-cold tea against the
brow, waiting for the next breeze
.
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we are bound to leave

we are bound to leave
some things
untucked –
let’s try not
to tempt one
another beyond
have you eaten yet?
.
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the sun rose one

the sun rose one
minute earlier today,
birds all at once
silenced, at attention,
except the eastern
towhee, still trying
to steal you away
from home after
all these years
.
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