Tagged: youth

in the end, we may

in the end, we may
not find symmetry before
it finds us, only

if we are lucky, slipping
into an unwakeable sleep
.
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every year, a new

every year, a new
infusion of potential
future new yorkers

insist on staying on the
grid – street and avenue people
.
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on your birthday, i

on your birthday, i
remember how long we were
our very own team,

in full discovery mode,
watching out for each other
.
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in youth, what we lack

we will own being

we will own being
someone’s child for as long as
possible – with all

of the advantages that
accompany belonging
.
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the things you didn’t

the things you didn’t
grow up with will always surprise
you even years from

now – with wonder, still, the snow
falling and sticking, on repeat
.
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perhaps six out of

perhaps six out of
eight children grow up in the
shadow of a tall

tree, perhaps more – see us twisting
towards our own slivers of self
.
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some days, you are off

some days, you are off
limits, unmovable, fenced
off, cold to the touch –

the city spinning around
astor place when we were young
.
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when our eyes begin

when our eyes begin
to age, will we receive a
prismatic sign? will

we feel tired, but not sleepy?
will we wish we’d taken more care?
.
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when we were young, we’d

when we were young, we’d
pretend to be one another’s
echoes, however

imprecisely carried out,
cushioned by resounding laughter
.
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