Tagged: waiting

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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old age looks like

it’s two a.m., and

it’s two a.m., and
i cannot find sleep in a
last round of hide-and-

go-seek. playing in the dark
encourages avoidance
.
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on the fifth day of

on the fifth day of
summer, we are sitting still
in ninety-degree

weather, waiting and hoping
that the heat never finds us
.
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every other moon,

waiting for a glass

waiting for a glass
of freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
topped with a pinch of

salt is an unexpected
reflex, a pleasant surprise
.
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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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in the space of two

in the space of two
raindrops, a plane takes flight – window-
seat on the tarmac
.
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in every lifetime

in every lifetime
and every culture, there will be
zombies or mummies

waiting for you in the dark –
bring your curiosity
.
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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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