Tagged: waka

it happens to four

it happens to four
out of five, an awakening
that concept should take

precedence only sparingly
in art, another A-plus
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between fatherhood

between fatherhood
and dadhood
are lines drawn, erased,
redrawn, dashed, dotted,

crossed, bolded, retraced – never
to get right, nor to get even
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the struggle to be

the struggle to be
fully human and to see
that others are full-

ly human plays out over
and over – do we ever learn?
.
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there is something and

there is something and
nothing cute about finding
a salamander

in the dark or a lizard
in your bedroom – we both freeze
.
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the golden age is

the golden age is
always a fairy tale, between
those who remember

it for us and the stories
we sell ourselves to survive
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it’s never quite clear

it’s never quite clear
whether a radish should be
used or not – we test

its versatility by
relying on a discount
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the vegetables that

the vegetables that
woo our parents are not as
sophisticated

as the ones that woo us today –
and still, a bacon strategy
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