The sun melts down the sky, its sultry colors pooling like wax on the mountain tops. The day burns out. Receding candlelight invites a darkness to invade. Laying on the cooling earth as the grass becomes bedewed, we look to the sky for answers. We wish for the stars to spell out solutions, to dish... Continue Reading →
The days seem to have a smooth and soothing rhythm. Unexpected things do not pop up and surprises are non existent. This delightful consistency allows for acute planning and days that zoom by without incident. And yet these conditions seem to cultivate boredom. For at some point the repetition leads to monotony. And what once... Continue Reading →
Plants in the window poised to receive light. Bent in order to suck up the sun and spin it into something usable -something concrete. From here they are not green but blackened silhouettes. Thin leaves arc and spray while the heart shaped leaves of the geranium umbrella the group. I breathe in their steady supply... Continue Reading →
It seems to me that it is of the utmost importance that we as humans trust our tremendous instincts. That we hand over ourselves to something deeper if only sometimes. It may be a difficult task. It may be simple. And yet just like life it must be done.
I suppose learning new things is fun if you enjoy a mind constantly on the run and a crick in your neck that won't stop as well as a swollen blister that won't pop. And meeting new people can be enjoyable if you don't mind feeling unemployable and the awkward never makes you sweat or... Continue Reading →
This garden is a place from long ago. I haven't been there in a long time. There is more moss than I remember. And the ivy seems to have taken over. I close my eyes at the trill of the fountain. The delicate gurgle tickles my ears. I giggle at its tender touch. Seeing this... Continue Reading →
“Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.” ― Franz Kafka
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Crab apples fall like large green rain drops that pool on the ground beneath a weeping tree. On the ground they slowly rot until they squish easily beneath my feet as I jog by making quick and bitter applesauce out of the fruit of someone else’s labor. And the birds squawk angrily at this injustice... Continue Reading →
Too bad we are unable To take a little knife And zest a little lemon To shake up our little life. And once we’re all shook up We should be the planners Of a revitalizing revolt- A final castoff of all life’s manners. From this citrus momentum Would spring banners dripping red Daring and loud... Continue Reading →