Tagged: waiting

daddy saved the best

daddy saved the best
for last – an exoskeleton
of a cicada

long shed and waiting to be
shared between fearless explorers
.
20210917:2115
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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
.
20210825:2206
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in the dream after

in the dream after
the dream that is just before
waking, a buffet

with no lines, waiting for you
to return from the restroom
.
20210507:1934
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perhaps justice is

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
.
20210401:2054
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beneath all that snow

there is always a

by week two, we are

by week two, we are
begging
for less excitement,
waiting
to be buried
under a
weighted blanket,
to drown
in a couple
more months of hot
chocolate
.
20210111:2047
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there is never as

there is never as
much certainty for the future
than at the turn of

the new year, when we know that
this too shall pass, then we wait
.
20210103:1003
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harvesting the grape

harvesting the grape
tomatoes before the last
autumn rain – a glimpse

into a future of waiting,
telling fortunes in the kitchen
.
20201206:1911
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