Thirty for Thirty

So I’m thirty today! And I chose to round off a wonderful day with a list of 30 random quotes that I love and a bit of commentary about why I love them. Enjoy! “Whether it is memory of your own childhood or longing for your own future – just be attentive towards what rises … More Thirty for Thirty

Fear & Flight

There is a magical place in Guatemala called Lake Atitlan. I dream about it often. I close my eyes and recall every visit. I locked the sound of the water slapping against the dock in my heart and I pull it out when I need to summon the calm. When I moved down south, I … More Fear & Flight

The Friend Within

I enjoy comparing and contrasting individuals who have identified each other as enemies. I find that kind of analysis interesting because more often than not, the two people are cut from the same cloth. Their similarities outweigh their differences. Usually, the hostility turns on on this one point of contention that either or both parties … More The Friend Within

Torn Asunder

My brain and my body are estranged. My brain fears the passion interred within the body; It worries that the body will carry them both To a place where the brain does not want to go And keep it longer than it wants to stay. The body cannot forgive the brain For abandoning it When … More Torn Asunder

Me & Anger & Me

I am losing touch with my anger and our separation has been bittersweet. The disconnect is healthy, but our relationship was not all bad. Self-righteous anger is so delicious and in short bursts, it makes me come alive like nothing else can or will. When I’m exploding in a fit of rage, I feel like … More Me & Anger & Me