Tagged: work

making apple sauce

making apple sauce
while mama does her homework,
my daddy and me –

home is wherever we are
together, working towards home
.
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a good provider

a good provider
is one who leaves – mothers, fathers,
daughters, and sons, no

one escapes these lives we live, not
truly – even now, we part
.
20220907:1905
y

two out of every

two out of every
seven adults desire to
turn their space into

a sandbox – work, play, sleep, just
to feel the sand between their toes
.
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we never ask where

we never ask where
the garbage goes and hold in
contempt anyone

who leaves the garbage piling
up, waiting for a helping hand
.
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the future is ours

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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y

step on, step off, snap

step on, step off, snap
to it, snap out of it, get
in, get out – breathe, breathe
.
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y

eight out of ten are

eight out of ten are
historically challenged,
destined to repeat

ourselves, blissfully ignorant
or frustratingly toiling
.
20211218:1718
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getting together

getting together
to construct a gingerbread
house without formal

training or licenses – more
candy in mouth than on house
.
20211207:2103
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pride and joy, going

pride and joy, going
once, twice, sold to the lady
who can hold her own

on a busy city street, day
in and day out, making ends meet
.
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