There's a poetic resonance that six-years-ago a journey began, a chapter of my life started with my chronicling my packing to leave a flat, and here, a gauntlet of twists and turns later, a similar act appears to be concluding it.  Here, far in time if not in distance, I find myself surrounded by my… Continue reading Boxes

Life, Writing

A List of Small Items I Forget to be Grateful For Sometimes

The gentle hypnotizing flicker of candlelight. The deepest hour of night, when the world is so quiet, it seems as though the very stars are listening to your thoughts. Unexpected laughter, the kind you don't see coming, when you can hardly gasp in air for the tightness of your stomach, and tears of joy roll… Continue reading A List of Small Items I Forget to be Grateful For Sometimes

Books, Writing

Farewell Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014)

“Age has no reality except in the physical world. The essence of a human being is resistant to the passage of time. Our inner lives are eternal, which is to say that our spirits remain as youthful and vigorous as when we were in full bloom. Think of love as a state of grace, not… Continue reading Farewell Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014)

Dream, Life, Writing

Aphotic Dream

It's been a little while since I've posted, because I simply haven't had the mindset to undertake writing in any formats of late. After the disappointment of last week, I'm still in a recovery phase, but the worst has past and thanks to some very supportive, very inspiring friends, I think I'm about back on… Continue reading Aphotic Dream