Tagged: yearning

here are the corners

here are the corners
that corner me, still –
i keep these
moments dog-
eared, already
yearning to return
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: return

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a yearning crouches

a yearning crouches
in snow, a cooling shelter
for the long hunger
.
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to feel like lead

to feel like lead
is to recognize one’s
own poisoning,
the patterns
employed by
stealth chemical
agents. you don’t
have to know
yourself very
well to confess
that your body
craves, yet
longing
and satisfaction
are two sides of
the same coin
.
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your letters on the

your letters on the
page
form words that
indicate nothing
and everything,
a drugged yearning –
when one word
slips, the rest
braces for impact
.
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self-control is more

self-control is more
oft than not
tempted –
there is rarely a
thing that does not
stare right back
when it feels
the pull
of admiration,
ambition,
an ache, or
a hollow hunger
.
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