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Haikuesday 09.30.14

September 30, 2014 Leave a comment

“Not this, and not that,”

Neti Neti,” she told us.

I will try the grey.

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Haikuesday 09.23.14

September 23, 2014 Leave a comment

I hold my head up,

and I won’t let myself slouch.

I’m always ready.

Haikuesday 09.16.14

September 16, 2014 Leave a comment

There’s a calm that comes

after explosive movements

in dance and fighting.

Let’s make a mistake.

September 15, 2014 Leave a comment

Let’s make a mistake together.

Patience, timing–I’m sure they work well,

but there’s a line.

There’s a line between patience and hesitance,

of adhering to protocol and letting chances pass.

I don’t want to do that.

I’d rather see how terribly it could unravel,

how well we could fake maturity

as we project casual acceptance

of how foolish we’ve behaved.

Why not?

Let’s make a mistake together,

and enjoy the spoils of our recklessness.

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Haikuesday 09.09.14

September 9, 2014 Leave a comment

I have a new goal:

Complete one handstand push-up.

And then I can die.

 

 

Haikuesday 09.02.14

September 2, 2014 Leave a comment

When I see death come,

it is without permission,

nor with dignity.

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