Monthly Archives: January 2017

Singing In the Dream

Last night you dreamed that Neti, our pet canary, climbed onto your finger, then hopped up to your shoulder, and the two of you could walk around, even outside, and he stayed close to you, because the friendship had now … Continue reading

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Confessing To Everything

Only lately do I realize I was never a child. Childhood came upon me, just as this age does now. When childhood came, I had no sense of it being any different. It was just that now I was a … Continue reading

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Mind Goes Blank

The pious saints suggest: “See everyone as God.” I appreciate the kind intent, but when I look around I don’t know what anyone is, nor indeed what I am. If you look in the mirror, the mind goes blank — … Continue reading

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Q & A At the Local Tavern

There are billions of people spread out across the globe at this moment, all enjoying the elegant confusion and true delight of thoroughly not knowing. Some live in cities, some in rural environments, but all naturally celebrate one thing in … Continue reading

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That Wordless Thing

While caressing you to sleep last night I slipped silently into my own dream. Sometimes I remember dreams, mostly I forget — either way it doesn’t seem to matter. Tonight, strands of evidence gathered through my senses during the day … Continue reading

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The Empty Carnival

There’s a Carnival Barker shouting out for our attention. Time after time, we get tricked and drawn in by the latest attraction. It’s utterly incredible how many different features we’ve seen, and yet it seems that we are always ready … Continue reading

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Time Out of Mind

We kept looking at the clocks — the clocks on the walls, the clocks in our cars, the clocks on our wrists — as if those mechanical devices somehow represented all of the time which we had each been apportioned … Continue reading

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