Tagged: training

anticipation

it is stated in countless

it is stated in countless
handbooks and hazard
identification trainings
that whenever a dust
layer of as little as one-
thirty-second of an
inch accumulates,
immediate cleaning is
warranted to prevent
combustion. i had often
thought that somehow, this
pain would be
useful, drawing close
each layer like a
comforter, a coat,
an armor, a potential,
not knowing enough
about chemistry
and vents
and letting go
.
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inside training for

you can’t fight your way

you can’t fight your way
to the front of the train doors
and not budge once you’ve

stepped through – i guess everyone
has their own form of sanity
.
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the earth’s mantle still holds

the earth’s mantle still holds
tricks
up his layered sleeves
like an Everlasting
Gobstopper,
a trembling poet,
a heart
in training –
all learning
and relearning
to lock an ocean away
.
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four health nuts, four

four health nuts, four
hamburgers – the works.
whom are we kidding,
sitting around the
table, training
ourselves for a well-
seasoned destruction
.
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even two blades of