Tagged: tradition

in between cultures

in between cultures
are the stuff dreams are made of –
take what you need, leave

the rest, it takes a whole bunch of
we to become all-embracing
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we are a handful

we are a handful
of traditions away from
tolerating one

another, another handful
from some kind of understanding
.
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our tongues

we buy into our

we buy into our
own versions of tradition
every time, picking

and choosing which passages
to chew up or swallow whole
.
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we all prefer our

we all prefer our
own approaches to pickling
same ingredients,

different methods – give us
our share, and no one gets hurt
.
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with some traditions,

with some traditions,
mom’s delicious steamed rice cakes,
we take our chances
.
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on the eve of the

on the eve of the
lunar new year, no doubt there
is a list of dos

and don’ts – residing between
cultures sometimes feels risky
.
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we experiment

we experiment
with tradition, just enough
to go off course and

still arrive safely together
at the same destination
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: tradition

assimilating

assimilating
and not assimilating play
tug of war in the

morning, at meal times, just before
bed, looking for a clean win
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: assimilating

my mother and her

my mother and her
five sisters – together or
alone – five perfect
interpretations of
noodle soup,
one version
of love
.
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