Tag Archives: acceptance

the floor creaks – July 16

7.16.2018 the floor creaks when he moves on it, yoga windshield-wipers turning knees to right, arms to left.   houses, bodies, all reveal the stressed turnings that time steals.   he should notice, his friends say, the tread that is … Continue reading

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survivor guilt – February 26

2.26.2018 in wartime guns rattle, ied’s level the guys next to you, and some come home in pieces, while others in only guises and varieties of a whole.   why me, why not me why them, and I’m still here … Continue reading

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at some moment – February 20

2.20.2018 Mortality is a tricky beast. At some moment I will feel a catch, a stop, an instant, and my eyes will blink or close, my mind stop registering, to not open again.   I may hear briefly the ones … Continue reading

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a godly conversation – October 8

[a godly conversation] I cannot speak to you as I would or rather could should my mouth is wood when I open it to say my heart and roots drop out of things that never quite touch what it was … Continue reading

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wrinkly butts – June 20

6.20.2017 [wrinkly butts] we all have wrinkled butts now sags, lines, cleavages where we lost weight after our skin tone stopped bouncing back a sign of grace though, that when our butts were fat and bulgy we paid attention and … Continue reading

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High Sierra Hwy 89 – April 29

4.26.2017 the road drops a thousand feet on either side.   no matter.   after the first hundred the rest won’t matter. ————————

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an empty hole – March 16

3.16.2017 an empty hole stands sits, what do holes do, where I thought we’d built something.   you only get the time that you are there.   it’s okay. ——————

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