My soul, though, no one can really know about, barely even me, realizing not it is infinite. ~Rumi With each sentence I write, I scratch at the infinite complexity of a soul exposing another inkling of knowledge form a whole I can never know. I am a mystery to myself, a mystery revealed and concealed […]
I write because I don’t understand myself. ~Clarice Lispector Thoughts are flitting hummingbirds pollinating sister flowers portending the birth of fruit. They are a barrage of hailstones on a summer day, melted, evaporated, gone as if they never existed, a figment of an overactive imagination save for the one or two we collect and store […]
Listening to snow fall. ~Roberto Bolaño I wish I had the ability to attain a state of serenity so deep, I could hear the voices of individual flakes of snow falling thru the air, the serenading of a thousand snowflakes swirling in the wind, the cacophony when millions crash onto the ground.
Everyone you interact with is changed forever. The only questions are: How will they be different? and How different will they be? ~Seth Godin Her gray haired head bowed looking toward the concrete. Not in submission. It seemed too heavy for her neck, too heavy to hold upright. Perhaps, strength sapping hunger pulled it downward. […]
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child a long, long way from home. ~Paul Robeson There are times I feel disconnected from everyone, the odd man out standing in a crowded room watching from an obscure corner as everyone else mingles and, I imagine, connecting at the soul level.
“It seems as if the right words can only come out of the perfect space you love.” ~Ellen Meloy I generally find the right words, my right words, are either about a space I love, about a favorite destination, a topic about which I have passion. Or, they come from being physically present at a […]
“Justice may have won, but cruelty, death, and inhuman violence have also won.” ~Bao Ninh, The Sorrow of War My country is flirting with yet another war, another escalation of disagreement to the point that the fat and old send the fit and brave to die.