Tagged: time

t-minus one month

t-minus one month
before homecoming – suitcases
out and ready, chores

crossed off, two by two, days become
longer, stretched across memories
.
20210718:1712
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in the golden haze

in the golden haze
of summer, memories grow
sticky, require a

good douse, only to get even
stickier shortly thereafter
.
20210715:2048
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with distance comes a

with distance comes a
mysterious fondness – we
are made of nothing

but hope, hope, hope – transcending
time, best interests, and reason
.
20210711:1111
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at the lake, every

i reach out to you

i reach out to you
from the past, in central time –
did you happen to

catch the sunrise? is it true
that the future will be brighter?
.
20210705:0609ct
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across the border,

across the border,
at the edge of ohio,
for a solid hour,

i wait for sunrise, only
to be greeted by morning haze
.
20210703:0559
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the places where i

the places where i
look for you are rarely the
places where you pop

up – in between ingredients
of tucked away memories
.
20210703:0552
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two hours with a

two hours with a
hammer can cause a lot of
damage or yield five

pounds of shelled hazelnuts and
pure joy from working with our hands
.
20210627:1534
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after all these years,

after all these years,
new shoots sprouting, leaves coming
and going, the shape

of our fig tree remains the
same – present and providing
.
20210626:0946
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half-an-hour to

half-an-hour to
sunrise, one hour before
the guests arrive in

our backyard, staying alert to
guard mama’s sweet potato leaves
.
20210613:1050
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