I wonder if, in the dark night of the sea, the octopus dreams off me. ~N. Scott Momaday It is a propensity of the human species to place ourselves on a pedestal and look down upon every other species extant or extinct as inferior. We even subdivided ourselves into levels of superiority ridiculously correlated to […]
I am in a shallow boat running low. The oars stroke rhythmically, consistently, no deviation in time or speed, tick tock mind the clock. Push, drop, pull, raise, glide. Tick. Push the arms forward. Tock. Drop the blades in the water. Wind the clock. Tick. Pull using all the muscles in the back and arms […]
I had thinned out the social stimuli in my life and become a full-time desert ascetic. ~Ellen Meloy I have unconsciously or subconsciously been preparing myself. Clues tell me, clues point in the direction gravitating toward increasing asceticism. Clues such as increasing isolation. Increasing forays into the desert of my soul. Given a choice, I […]
Originally posted on Adventures of an American Traveler:
There are few situations more frightening than sitting comfortably with your back against a smooth rock on a gloriously hot, dry, and sunny day breathing pristine mountain air without a worry until hearing an agitated buzzing and realizing you are face to face and within striking distance…
You are one half woman and one half dream. ~Rabindranath Tagore Teak eyes. Raven hair. Lithe. Supple. Crooked Smile. Creative. Intelligent. Caring. Loving. Dream? Reality?
Boys in baggy sweaters and long-haired girls drink their cafés-crème and pet each other with the slow gracefulness of cats or plants. ~Julio Cortázar In a few days, I will be on a beach with a long haired brunette, hand in hand, drinking morning tea and black coffee while saluting the sun rising over the […]
There is a bird sleeping in all good wines. ~Julio Cortázar Does a bird sleeping in a bottle of wine imply the taste is light and airy or that living dreams are stored in the aromatic bouquet? Is the bird Hummingbird, tiny, ruby-throated jewel hovering over the red nectar of my mind flicking its long […]