Tagged: word

in the middle of

in the middle of
the day, a small encouragement –
i’m on the right track
.
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because you and i

because you and i
come from the same
root, we can
still hold
and transmit
the most
basic meaning – even
underneath all
the affixes,
the prefixes, suffixes –
within the
quietest look
.
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closer to the end,

closer to the end,
all of this will matter
less and
less – why we used
words at all
.
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how many words does

how many words does
it take to bridge all the other
words moments after

an accident, an intention,
a right place at the right time?
.
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we are ready to

we are ready to
turn
a new leaf, learn some new
tricks – it’s the letting

go part that remains sticky,
clings to every written word
.
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consider that we

consider that we
are not magicians – we cannot
conjure a feeling

with a mere word – when the welcome
sign
is not for you, you feel it
.
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you said succulent

the right words cost an

the right words cost an
arm and a leg – no one warns
you when you are just

starting out. it takes decades to
roll them out appropriately
.
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i am waiting for

i am waiting for
you to say the word, so that
i can take you there –

underneath a rustling
canopy, a bamboo harvest
.
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in the beginning was

in the beginning was
the word, and the word
was stella, rapping so
gently at my
window with her icy
knuckles this morning –
despite forecasts
and city shutdowns
and a state of emergency
declaration and thousands
of plows deployed
across the boroughs,
and lining up outside
grocery stores under
a cool blue sky –
despite everything, still
leaning on her southern
charm, like a new art form
.
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