Tagged: waka

in the beginning,

in the beginning,
the middle, and the end, we
will bump into the

contours of life, be tempted to
break free, tumble into light
.
20210727:2021
y

in the presence of

in the presence of
the majesty of the whole,
possibilities

reveal themselves – not i, nor you,
not they, but we, reimagined
.
20210726:1221
y

somewhere above a

somewhere above a
forest, a bird drops the seed
of a poem, and it

skims the treetops, instinctively
landing where there’s enough darkness
.
20210725:1041
y

the history of

the history of
us is complicated – working
together, we can

reach the greatest heights and dig
ourselves into the deepest depths
.
20210722:2011
y

the robins that built

the robins that built
its nest in the crook of our
white dogwood tree stayed

alert, with squirrels advancing –
no one knew the aftermath
.
20210719:1639
y

t-minus one month

t-minus one month
before homecoming – suitcases
out and ready, chores

crossed off, two by two, days become
longer, stretched across memories
.
20210718:1712
y

perhaps not enough

perhaps not enough
is more familiar a feeling
than anyone cares

to admit. being paid to feel
not enough is sabotage
.
20210716:1716
y

in the golden haze

in the golden haze
of summer, memories grow
sticky, require a

good douse, only to get even
stickier shortly thereafter
.
20210715:2048
y

picture perfect is

picture perfect is
a lens through which we develop
surface impressions

it takes lifting the roof, tearing
down walls to gain something deeper
.
20210714:1835
y

with distance comes a

with distance comes a
mysterious fondness – we
are made of nothing

but hope, hope, hope – transcending
time, best interests, and reason
.
20210711:1111
y