Monday, January 14, 2013

Once Removed

Once Removed

The pennants leading to this place
where I want you to join me

all say the same thing: Home
Away from Home Away from Home.

Even if you live in your first home
for all of your days, it would be

your first home once removed,
twice removed, as you, within your

home, changes, ages. The world is
your ocean, and each home

an iceberg. You can have it
if it’s visible, glistening above water.


  1. This made me think of how familiar places can look completely foreign based on mood. I've gone through that a few times, re-orienting myself.

  2. I am always struck by how much meaning you pack into so few lines. Like this a lot.


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