I have pushed, plied, & pried Your features: Rolling flat your edges With Emotions, explanations, & elements Which were never yours. I have cobbled into existence a chimera: Three dimensional … Continue reading Unrevealed Man
“Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom. You don’t have to be swept away by your feeling.”—Henepola Gunaratana It’s been a troubling week. I’ve skipped a lot of meals. I’ve cried … Continue reading “I’d certainly like to.” is not, after all, “yes.”
Am I an empty cup? Or just a cup with no bottom? Nothing seems to fill me up: Pouring in Summer, feeling Autumn.
“Running on empty, there was nothing left in me but doubt I picked up a pen And wrote my way out (I wrote my way out)”—”Wrote My Way Out” I … Continue reading The Last Five Years
“Alchemy doesn’t work like that. He’s under the influence of unbound principles. You can’t flush those out the way you’d try to get rid of mercury or ophalum.”—Sim, The Wise … Continue reading Echos
“This promotion throws into sharp relief that which I have not yet achieved.”–James Norrington, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl It’s been a year and a … Continue reading I Bought a House and Died a Little Inside
“As critical illness abates and wounds progressively close, the roles of the physical and occupational therapists (as well as the demands on the patient) expand and become more difficult. Patients … Continue reading Alas, that love, so gentle in his view, Should be so tyrannous and rough in proof! (Part 3 of 3)