“What nonsense!” Grace said more to herself than to Tom. “Yeah, yeah, she’s got a firm grip on […]
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Stumble to attention in your stride.
Steps and careful footing provoke thoughts,
until practice fades into sentience.
This is hard until it is not,
and worry yields no easier way.
The preferred state rises;
stand there for a moment.
Weightless, she walks.
Born uncomfortably beyond boundaries,
finding betrayal to harden against.
Walking to where love stopped and driving in a flag;
not unlike a surveyor at a property line.
Coddled in her cause.
Happiness is lack of wanting.
A student of her own loosened grip,
finding that which serves her
and dropping her arms and gaze.
The undoing is a light that burns within,
Grateful for every moment and experience.
Each wound, fresh and old,
the pain itself is a miracle of this world.
Weightless she walks, coddled in her cause, she shines.
The hallway smelled empty, a mix of discount degreaser and dust. The surfactant, used regularly on the floors […]
Sold dreams sour, I know, your tongue sweetens, they drip, my mind questions my mind; they flow, […]
You pack and think of what is important and what is not, they throw you a party, and […]