Tagged: travel

there is a new clock

there is a new clock
in our living room, ticking,
ticking, ticking – you

are halfway around the world,
sleeping so soundly, clockless
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: clockless

meeting savannah

along Monterey

hours before boarding

everything that is

everything that is
magical about a train
ride is not the train

ride – i stare out the window,
penn station to penn station,

new york city to
baltimore, the moving pictures
shimmer, cast long spells
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by the window seat

by the window seat
of something like
love, we cultivate
appreciation, consider
the mechanics to
lifting and being
lifted, scrutinize
the depth of our
aimless goodwill
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mid-flight, thoughts crossing

mid-flight, thoughts crossing
state lines, each one still holding
onto a piece of

you, despite the rattling
of wings, life’s uncertainty
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to tell the truth, as soon

to tell the truth, as soon
as i have settled into
the wait at the gate,
boarding pass in hand,
homeward bound,
i am split into two –
one in anticipation,
with joy, the other,
already in the future,
sitting at another
gate, heart
untangling the
strings that keep
pulling me
home, taut with
renewed longing –
waiting to be whole
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triggered for dreaming,

almost happy is