Tagged: waiting

the day before looks

the day before looks
longingly at the day after,
or is it really

the other way around? we
are like coins, spinning in the air
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mom’s camellias

mom’s camellias
await her return, a sudden
burst of breathless buds
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these are the moments

these are the moments
when we will feel hot and cold
all at once, waiting –

always, always from the outside,
looking in, helpless, hopeful
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thursday evening

thursday evening
traffic on the lower east
side, somehow managed

with the same stillness as an
early morning hen, waiting
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we made each other

we made each other
wait for too long, time decided
to let us expire
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even now, we are

even now, we are
counting up and counting down –
the wait, our lives spent
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in the end, we are