We call things ‘mixed’ as though
  they don’t belong together;
  this is strange.

All that is
  belongs together, for
  here we are,

Or maybe…

We call them ‘mixed’ because
  they come from different places, but
  everything is from
  a different place from everything else —
  it’s just a matter of
  how far apart.

Such mixture as there is
  brings all the flavor;
  such togetherness as we can manage
  makes the experience of it possible.

So, sure, we are mixed:
  Mixed up,
  Tossed around,
  Cooked together, and


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3 Thoughts to “Mixed

  1. I really liked your post. But WordPress is not letting me do that. But I guess a comment is so much better than a “like”.
    Your post definitely makes one think about what this word “mixed” means and how we interpret it.

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