Tagged: waka

the shelves of mondays

the shelves of mondays
are often revisited,
the pages dog-eared,

and here and there, in the margins,
someone dares to ask for more
.
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we will lose our place

we will lose our place
in the middle of each other’s
stories, again and

again – be my bookmark, and
i’ll be yours, let’s turn the page
.
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t-minus two days

t-minus two days
till the ninth anniversary
of our loss, your death –

all the religion in the world
could not reopen our channels
.
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after so many

after so many
days away from home, the insides
of your mouth stiffen,

the eyes become even more
vulnerable, seeking rest
.
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the knot is too tight

the knot is too tight,
she is probably trying
to say – day after

day after day after day,
molded into man’s image
.
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there is a soggy

there is a soggy
socks feeling to the way i’ve
soaked up your love – all

at once grateful and careless,
altogether protected
.
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start with a full set

start with a full set
of hair
, they always insist, as
if the artist would

highlight anything displeasing
to a distinguished patron
.
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