Monthly Archives: November 2014

the goal is for the ego

the goal is for the ego not to have a goal, or more the goal is to allow silence to sing

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summer came early

summer came early in fact there was no winter or spring or fall. I remember summer is rutting season the blue elk rut and the salamanders and the hairy blue oxen simpletons rut with their boxes of crayons and the mayonnaise … Continue reading

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✿ in love

how does the world do it? how can i lie in darkness at six am in my one-room house in back of the real house, close my eyes then open them again to see both ends of the room, where … Continue reading

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the ancients were right in that concentric

the ancients were right in that concentric spheres surround our existence at least in the early morning: closest to me the heat of cream-infused coffee spreading through my chest, the steam rising as i set it down a bent- arm’s … Continue reading

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we think the world is as we see it

we think the world is as we see it. it is not. not ever. that person you think is a jerk has his reasons. they are good reasons. when you think you’ve embarrassed yourself and can’t get it out of … Continue reading

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it’s my privilege

it’s my privilege to be watching a huge stretch of the bay outside this window, noticing more the sheet of water like steel pocked by a trillion ball-peen hammers than the two coots floating in the foreground; that is until … Continue reading

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when i first get up i ignore

when i first get up i ignore the world; and by the world i mean the swirling confusion—the emails, the opinions, the elections, the demands, the judgments, the news. let us say, other people. not because they’re bad but because … Continue reading

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