Persistent Existence

Last week, or last night, or the one before, the mind-numbing silence raging above sirens, a lyric, or spouse’s snore, a greater noise than a stream of words. The life of a poet stretched out to the last stanza. No longer. News in the mourning. Not an everyday death. Not a delinquent child, or deviant […]

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Mind The Time

Meditation, the art or the practice, is simply not working for me. I have tried; damn I’ve tried, but as I sit, as I try to silence the mind and find this eternally elusive stillness, I often end up thinking my time spent meditating is unproductive if not counterproductive. I try. I turn on the […]

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Maybe

Maybe you need to get away to feel more like yourself. Perhaps you need to look at something new, with the same eyes, to appreciate what you see day to day. Everything becomes brighter when you begin paying attention to the certainty of the ordinary. Maybe time away from the routine you feel closing in […]

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