Tagged: youth

even chickens know

twin dogwood trees in

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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it’s easy to fall

it’s easy to fall
into the trap of
unconditional love
young and old
fight for some
form of reigning
title, when taking
any kind of
advantage is
indefensible
.
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