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Posts published in “Year: 2018”

time, a ticking

sky turned over us,
bending light-to-dark,
dark-to-light, with pinholes
or flattened geometry
to guide us
day-to-day
for millennia.

then, a ticking,
a tricky play
with gears
on gears
inside, giving
our world
a pace
by which
to breathe,
to meet,
to intersect
amongst
trailing,
prevailing,
ensuing
bits of our day.

and now, so to be
closer with our makeup, we
measure movements, many
tiny movements,
hoping to sync with the world.

say what

she jumps on couch cushions,
tips of toes stabbing the cotton
as heels brace and spring
back
into the air, her weight-less-ness
becoming her happy place,
lasting as long as bounces do.