Tagged: territory

having finally

having finally
reached an agreement, the brown
thrasher takes turns with

the lone robin to hold our
overlapping territories
.
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the robin in our

the robin in our
yard is anti-social – having
marked our home as his

home, he defends our land all
day, atop his dogwood perch
.
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across the border,

across the border,
under the chain, above the
fence, beyond the
wall – a history
of man-made
barriers,
keeping people
in their place
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: barriers

the haves and the have

the haves and the have
nots rarely meet in neutral
territory, one

inevitably hosts the
other, begs to be comforted
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: comforted

everything that is

everything that is
magical about a train
ride is not the train

ride – i stare out the window,
penn station to penn station,

new york city to
baltimore, the moving pictures
shimmer, cast long spells
.
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morning captures us

morning captures us
in varying degrees – not
yet saying what needs

to be said is resisting
uncharted territory
.
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when i am lost, you

winter finally

winter finally
arrived last
night, with a
suitcase blocking
the front door and
a draft rubbing
its body against
my legs this
morning,
marking me
as its own
.
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