Tag Archives: life
A whirring tumble of notes; a small dark bird I cannot identify— no name where the song might hang. There is only sound. This morning arpeggio startles me. I find the singer on a high wire beak open, breath inflating … Continue reading
We all want to shine– surely, the light from inside, each of us a star. (plant: imgarcade.com; person: alamy.com)
I am a spirit living in the aging body of a white man. People I admire despise my meat. People I despise glorify my biological ancestry. The crux ignored: I am a spirit, living. (mediadiversified.org)
We pack water around everywhere we go. We are veritable bota bags of water. We humans are roughly sixty to seventy percent water. Since learning these factoids, people have been fond of comparing our water mass to that of our … Continue reading
My silver spoon gets stuck in my mouth when I try to articulate. (spoon: OLWomen.com; apartheid: buzzsouthafrica.com)
My friend, if I could exchange places with you now I most surely would.
Coffee sits swallowed at the top of my stomach; my brainstem is warm. (stock photo)
Consciousness, a gift of accelerating time, provides no answers.
Little squirrel chirps six feet from my smiling face: half-hearted scolding. (pinterest.com)