undulating periodization

today in school

we learnt about the tides

ebb and flow

teacher called it "undulating periodization"

the way is comes

back and fourth

day after day

teacher says the moon causes the tides


and then i thought that maybe


are my moon

you bring me back and fourth

high and low

day after day

you lie, hide, love, reveal,

you control who I am and when,


when I saw the moon

just a minute ago

peeking from behind the curtain of clouds

I called you up

and told you no more

I was

I am

through with you.

The End

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