Tagged: weight

at the edge of sleep,

at the edge of sleep,
i am waiting for one of
your memories to

pull me down deeper, or is it
one of my memories, dead weight
.
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we ask the world of

at the end of the

at the end of the
night, i store all of these pinpricks
in my heart, absorbed,

melted down into coarser,
even coarser elements, pray
.
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we are all fatigued

we are all fatigued
for different reasons – talking,
organizing, not

doing enough, resisting,
having to share the power
.
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keep your ears perked when

keep your ears perked when
chancing upon deliciousness –
any moment can

be your downfall, nudge you right
past the point of no return
.
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meeting a melon

meeting a melon
for the first time is
a tricky
affair – no amount
of knocking,
feeling the weight
in the palm of your
hand, looking for
skin discoloration or
telling scars will
help you unlock
its sweet secrets
.
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all in a day’s work

all in a day’s work
is measured unevenly –
the size not tailored

for these hands, the weight not gauged
by what we’re able to carry
.
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most of the time, we

most of the time, we
carry each other without
much regard, under-

value the weight, why after
all this time, we still carry
.
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in the east village,

in the east village,
a simple pleaplease return
stones – as if each one

carries meaning, a story,
the dull weight of its travels
.
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here we are, soaring,

here we are, soaring,
carrying and being carried
by humanity,

each pulling only a parcel
of an untold collective weight
.
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