Parity

And though the world is vast,
We are all #under the same laws of nature, the same constraints of time
& the same endless sky

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perception

perhaps
these #walls
are only as thick as the space between
one thought and the next
or the breath of air punctuating
a change of heart

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Layers

#beneath the mind like peeling paint
Are the old dreams that lie in wait
Exposed to sunlight, they will grow
And remind us how much we know

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A mantra

Free yourself of the #trap,
the thoughts that deceive;
You still have the power
to get up and leave.

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leaves

#yesterday: 3 syllables,
broken down further, it is a metaphor:
a leaf, dried out by winter, unable to return the branch,
but the pieces stick to my coat

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second chances

Sunrise: the sky #transforms itself, and so must I;
Today will be the day.
Sunset: I am proven wrong again, but then-
Sunrise: perhaps second chances
exist

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August 6th

Perfection is found
#within this moment
on a day that is the definition of mild
in place that is the definition of home

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Unstoppable

we can #stop many things:
a car, a bad habit, even a heart,
but not love–
never love

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denial

summer’s humid cape
wraps us in a rain-free world
but the teary-eyed lilacs
#still remember the deluge

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May 6th

there is nothing as beautiful
as the #edge of a season,
summer’s humid fingers tugging on
spring’s patient skirts

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