Tagged: water

the ac turns on

the ac turns on
and off, thermostat set at
eighty-two, running

water is steps away, we brew
a pot of fare trade coffee

(as if we were making
a difference)
.
20220717:0810
y

happiness grows on

happiness grows on
trees – which need watering, sunlight,
and enough care and

attention to make it through the
dark times, just like any other
.
20220503:2052
y

we practice parting

we practice parting
water every chance we get –
in the sink, in the

bath, across the pool, paddling
against river currents, wishing
.
20220321:1615
y

fake it till you make

fake it till you make
it – these and other stories
are the water we

breathe, the air we swim in, the
myths they sell us for a deal
.
20211216:1958
y

not knowing any-

not knowing any-
thing about fly fishing and
walking in water,

we stood at the water’s edge,
taking bets on when he’d fall in
.
20211027:2159
y

the city can no

the city can no
longer recognize its own
reflection on the

water – night and day, it searches
for the city it used to be
.
20211006:2029
y

in the middle of

in the middle of
the road, lakeside, a turtle
crossing. mom and i

stopped the car, got out, carried
it to water – karma points
.
20210916:1935
y

sunrise over green

carry the end of

carry the end of
the day
to the water’s
edge, and
let go –
may we all
have that luxury
.
20210609:2114
y

in the garage, a

in the garage, a
car can dream – past the turn of
the driveway, beyond

the perfectly manicured
lawns, somewhere by blue waters
.
20210126:2100
y