Tagged: traditions

we are ninety-three

we are ninety-three
traditions away from under-
standing each other,

sixty excuses from trying,
one yield away from accepting
.
20201217:2047
y

we are a handful

we are a handful
of traditions away from
tolerating one

another, another handful
from some kind of understanding
.
20201205:0845
y

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
.
20200530:1704
y

with some traditions,

with some traditions,
mom’s delicious steamed rice cakes,
we take our chances
.
20200329:1748
y

we are exchanging

there are traditions

there are traditions
that have no
names, actions we
take to bind each
other, practice to
turn routine. we
are careful lest
knots come undone
.
20170523:2313
y