Tagged: wait

the end of august,

the end of august,
when hopes and dreams bob upon
the final waves of

summer’s mirage, ready to reel
in the big one, any day now
.
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sixty-one minutes

sixty-one minutes
before takeoff, we sit at
the gate, waiting and

dreaming of flight, something more
graceful and less burdensome
.
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the fig tree is ripe

the fig tree is ripe
with robins this morning, knocking
off heavy fruit to

pick at across the lawn as
we wait for the main event
.
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we wait all day for

we wait all day for
something to happen – in the
microcosm of

our backyard – life, death, and the
great escape, if only for now
.
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one out of every

one out of every
twelve messages start with a
knock, a not-always-

so-friendly reminder that
something, someone is waiting
.
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maybe grief is

maybe grief is
simply waiting
for wanting
to pass.
the way
out is always
tricky, devised
as revolving
doors – we
can’t hold the
door for each
other lest we
get stuck
.
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in the age of the

in the age of the
pandemic, we worry our
worry stones until

they hum – a bumblebee too, too
still, a phone call that never comes
.
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i am downloading

i am downloading
the manual to being
okay – t-minus

forty-seven seconds to
seeing the silver lining
.
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we have arrived on

we have arrived on
another first of april
like thirty-seven

rose-colored azalea buds
waiting for a chance to bloom
.
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maybe we are in

maybe we are in
competition and we don’t
know it, just missing

each other in the bamboo
grove, from winter into spring
.
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