The crack in the glass started in summer. The floral shape on impact From object flung unknowing Sprouted a stem that grew Beanstalk-like overnight Curiosity kept a watch From left to right Weeks of lunar cycles and holidays The someday fix faintly being scheduled On the other side of the far right end To this […]

Here is an old favorite: If it doesn’t happen My body will still Wake itself Before the sun. I will revive. I will go into the day, But what color will the sky be? Will I notice? I will show up to life, But will it taste right? Sometimes everything is Orange juice after toothpaste. […]

. . . Il n’y a qu’un bonheur dans la vie, c’est d’aimer et d’être aimé. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved. -George Sand I put the idea of you into a sieve. All the extra bits poured through and ran down the drain. I had to shake what […]

Gin in winter is lonely. Stolid in summer. Chocolate with Ginger. Chocolate with Brandy. Chocolate tobacco, like potpourri. Juniper and grapefruit, Nihilism and mindfulness. Rose oil. Rosewater. Bitters love company. Compassion and Stoicism fall away while I sleep. Gifts from the universe, a monkey’s paw story ; How we learn. Monkey’s paw answers to meditation. […]

The day before the winter solstice a therapist asked me “Is it enough to hold a vigil of one?”. And again, the next day, another friend, another conversation but the theme was “You are enough”. To write and post my writing I have to believe there is value in the experience. Either for me or […]