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One solitary buzzard rocked lazily in the sky. ~Juan Rulfo If I was to suborn the creator to bestow form for my next incarnation, it would be to be born into the Accipiter family preferably in the order Vultur or Falco, vultures or hawks, carrion feeder or fresh flesh eater. Both have their allure. Advertisements
For I was born Born for adventure Women, whiskey, and sin. ~Styx Going back to the very origins of the Western creation myth, Woman is associated with sin. And the association plagues society through modern times.
Around me was not the absence of sound, but the sound of absence. ~Carmen Maria Machado I am haunted by the sound of absence, by the vacuum created when a loved one chooses to exit stage left, drop the curtain never to return. The final act renting a hole in my soul requiring years to […]
What is worse: being locked outside of your mind, or being locked inside it? ~Carmen Maria Machado Being locked inside or outside my mind would be a version of Hell on Earth. I have experienced obsession with an idea, living inside a mind that cannot or will not let it go every waking moment, being […]
God speaks through blue-tongued lizards. ~Yusef Kumuyakaa Why do we look to the writings in a book for the soul of God when the mind of the Creator exists in every living being inhabiting Earth and the unexplored cosmos locked inside our heads?
The true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love. ~Che Guevara We paint with a broad brush the revolutionary as brooding souls, anger rampant in their veins, violence exploding from their bodies. Anger is power and may result in a few attacks against the empire but it is not sustainable.
The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind. ~Kiran Desai The good old days. They are definitely old, but good? When we reminisce on our past, we see unaware of the filters, the filters adding sunshine where there was darkness, filters blurring the pain haunting the cracks between […]