Tagged: wings

if we had wings, we

if we had wings, we
would still make some excuse one
way or another –

let us be more like new growth,
come hell or high water
.
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because dad had our

(for dad)

because dad had our
backs, we were free to explore,
become strong, grow wings
.
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maybe with wings, we

a fluttering of

a fluttering of
petals and wings
two pairs of gold-
finches in mom’s
zinnias this
afternoon
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: fluttering

after a summer

after a summer
storm, the birds in the backyard
fan out, feathers spread,

wings held out for a well-timed
sunbath, no towels needed
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: sunbath

setting aside wings,

setting aside wings,
we will always look to the
next best unit of

measurement to define our-
selves and each other, gauge worth
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: gauge

afternoons in our

afternoons in our
backyard, the wasp tries the lock
again, two humming-

birds dive-bomb past the feeder,
a butterfly flaps its wings
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: lock

there’s expectation

there’s expectation
in the unexpected – a pair
of wings picking out

a single blossom between a
skyscraper and its shadow
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: unexpected

butterflies stay still

butterflies stay still
for much longer than we give
them credit for – let’s

allow one another wings
and not be afraid to fly
.
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perhaps bearing wings