Tagged: thoughts

on day three in a

on day three in a
new city, we prop up our
feet by the great lake

as the sun goes down, watch for
seagulls to take our thoughts away
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: prop

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on uneven ground,

on uneven ground,
we have pretended
long enough
for self-esteem to
fray, patterns
to solidify,
thoughts
to slant
with no foothold
.
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there will be milli-

there will be milli-
seconds when all you can do
is resist – between

signals, synapses, and spring,
everything is a trigger
.
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it is dangerous

it is dangerous
to eat sourdough bread alone –
so many craters

to stuff errant thoughts in, pits
to catch and twist tender fancies
.
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on rainy mornings,

on rainy mornings,
we collect puddles, folding in
each corner with care

so that only the chosen
reflections spill when retrieved
.
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sometimes the heart will

sometimes the heart will
autumn before it autumns, thoughts
whispering the end

of things as naturally as sweet
nothings – unpack your winter coat
.
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midnight rain, on the