Tagged: youth

on holidays, we

on holidays, we
would make french
toast
, exercise
freedom in the
kitchen, testing
out our skills in
cracking eggs,
cutting straight
lines with a
spatula, flipping
at the edge of
almost burnt
.
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in between the in-

in between the in-
betweens
, we
will pretend to be
all adult about
it, hiding
behind mama’s
skirts, lingering
in dad’s shadows
.
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we, too, fall slowly

we, too, fall slowly
into disrepair, as often
as we renovate,

replace parts, look into the
mirror to find our old selves
.
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there will be

there will be
intersections that
force you to decide,
and decisions will
age you – perhaps
that was what the
adults were warning
us about – choosing
is not all it’s
cracked up to be
.
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back before we knew

back before we knew
how to trade, it was a box
of runts for ten
minutes on the inflatable
float. it is questionable
if we’ve learned
anything, grew out
of our childish ways
.
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we are always a

we are always a
dirt pile away from childhood
memories – slipping
.
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the astronaut in

the astronaut in
me will always be in tuned
to the firefighter

in you, the rock star, athlete,
teacher, doctor, superhero
.
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