you have no idea how hard i’ve looked for a gift to bring you. nothing seemed right. what’s the point … More
she was the third beer. i. not the first one, which the throat receives with almost tearful gratitude; ii. nor … More
“closeness,” he said, surveying the congregation. “it’s easy to be close, but almost impossible to stay close. think about friends. … More
if you take a flat map and move wooden blocks upon it strategically, the thing looks well, the blocks behave … More
permit yourself to flow and overflow.
in sickness and in sickness. that is what i wish for you. don’t seek or expect miracles. there are no … More
i picture you leaving your coat on the hood. wallet and keys. the crisp envelope. we all know what it’s … More
you will eat, you will laugh at stupid things, you will stay up all night just to see what it … More
i wanted to skim over that night, calcifying my shame into something blurry and manageable, like a rumor about … More
i’m sorry, but i don’t want to be an emperor. that’s not my business. i don’t want to rule or … More
compassion asks us to look into our own hearts, discover what gives us pain, » and then refuse « under any circumstance … More
[[song lyrics to no song]] slow, slow pressing on the mouth kiss me on the legs pour into me hold me, … More
everyone now and again wonders about those questions that have no ready answers: first cause, god’s existence, what happens when … More
there was so much to be said and nothing to be done but nothing was said and too much was … More
there are moments that cry out to be fulfilled. like, telling someone you love them. or giving your money away, … More
the most wasted resource in life, is each other.