reimagining

Friday night and I was walking up Main Street. A young man ran by. As in running for exercise ran by. Shorts. No shirt. Headed the same direction as me but moving quicker. I didn’t pay all that much attention. If I’d considered it more I would have guessed he was a college student, as … More reimagining

performance

Looking back, this particular week has afforded the expenditure of much emotional energy. I suppose there are weeks like that. Not necessarily planned, but how it ends up playing out. Realizations of self. Lessons learned. And relearned. How to be a better mom, friend, coworker. Person in general. Efforts made, even if unnoticed. A reminder … More performance

walked ten blocks

I walked five blocks. Downtown then back. Meaning ten blocks in all. With a stop in between for poetry. I did something brave and I went. Alone. Work in bag, prepared. Yet. Not quite ready. So I observed. Listened. Watched. Clapped. Intrigued, I will return. And perhaps. Share. Probably will share because I need to. … More walked ten blocks

my view

I took this photo today from my bedroom window: Beyond my backyard is the African Cemetery #2. I was struck this afternoon by how it looked. Snow covered.   I stumbled upon this today…. To attribute to the Muse a special fondness for pain is to come too close to desiring and cultivating pain. It’s a … More my view