Tagged: wound

somewhere between the

somewhere between the
past and the future lies the
first day of spring, wound

up and tucked so gingerly
in time, waiting to be sprung
.
20210314:1836
y

there will always be

there will always be
moments that will feel tender
and raw, a red sky

moment, for which shepherds and
sailors will have no shared rhyme
.
20200117:0355
y

it starts with a

it starts with a
preference to forget,
curves around an
inclination or two,
pauses at the
corners of affection,
excitement, and despair,
slides undetected
between the minutes
right before and the
minutes just after,
unwinds itself from
the pillars of
belief and disbelief,
lets go
.
20161029:0541
y

in the memory

in the memory
bank, scarring
requires a good
dose of new
memories
fragmented for
fibers to even
imagine mending
the damage –
there’s no
anesthesia for
the procedure
.
20151216:0754
y

trying not to be

trying not to be
torn is a delicate
thing – nine times
out of ten, they
advise you to
go with the
flow, yield
to prevent more
injury –
we are all
doing the best
we can
.
20141008:0846
y

years later, we are

years later, we are
still trying to pull through –
one forgetfulness

at a time. there’s no such thing
as a full recovery
.
20140409:0005
y

when your body senses

when your body senses
you’re on the run, things
shut down in order from
lowest to highest
priority. regardless of
real or imaginary
danger, systems lift
salt from that wound,
give your heart a chance
.
20140403:0808
y

nobody has said if

nobody has said if
you treat it like a
wound, it will heal.
nobody has to
say if it leaves
a scar, it doesn’t
matter if it heals
.
20140310:1952
y

unwrapping the

unwrapping the
archives, i found
that time when
you said yes
and packed it
in ice to prevent
further swelling
.
20130815:0822
y

that walk up the

that walk up the
hill was one-part
beauty, two-
parts
simplicity.
our legs may
remember the
formula with
more clarity,
the same way
yesterday’s skin
cells recall being
scalded, becoming
awkward around
the stove
.
20130313:0833
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