Tagged: waka

the impermanence

the impermanence
of things pains me – this afternoon,
finding a crack in

grandma’s ring and wondering
how it got there, how to rewind
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you say the city

you say the city
will eventually overtake
an individual –

that’s the way of math, beauty
to contain mystical truths
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i don’t have a good

i don’t have a good
sense of time. everything’s packed
in and loose in the

same spell – like grandpa’s pipe when he
was here with us, now that he’s not
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thank you for having

thank you for having
the foresight to filter both
the darkness and the

light – there are so many ways
to grow up strong and humble
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we are ready to

we are ready to
turn
a new leaf, learn some new
tricks – it’s the letting

go part that remains sticky,
clings to every written word
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there is a new clock

there is a new clock
in our living room, ticking,
ticking, ticking – you

are halfway around the world,
sleeping so soundly, clockless
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i am not secure –

i am not secure –
when you are halfway across
the world, everything

moves speedlessly, and i am
still looking for the pause button
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20181201:0555
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