Tagged: waka

we are mostly a

we are mostly a
distraction to ourselves and
each other, other

roles are few and far between,
there’s no need for auditions
.
20210902:2159
y

between contractual

between contractual
hellos with the sun, the moon,
and stars are lapses

only documented here,
here, and there, marked by Xes
.
20210831:1821
y

even the birds in

even the birds in
the backyard subscribe to some
sort of chaos – to

migrate or not to migrate,
when the feeder is so full
.
20210828:1658
y

on an overgrown

on an overgrown
path, unwalked walks fold into
majestic cranes, wings

stretch towards filtered light where
we can still dream of meeting
.
20210827:1914
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the housefly that spent

the housefly that spent
a day with us indoors felt
faint, dragging its wings

until daddy felt sorry,
captured it to let it out
.
20210826:1904
y

in the age of the

in the age of the
pandemic, we worry our
worry stones until

they hum – a bumblebee too, too
still, a phone call that never comes
.
20210825:2206
y

there is a system

there is a system
to stripping away zinnia
petals – this morning’s

goldfinch in mama’s flowerbeds,
waiting to be rewarded
.
20210823:1635
y

apologies to

apologies to
the silent snail living in
our perilla plant

stamped to death by a white-tailed buck,
startled by a light in the house
.
20210822:1926
y

across the distance

across the distance
of countless shores, feelings get
clogged up, polluted

by proximate priorities –
we wait to be pulled closer
.
20210821:1422
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