Monthly Archives: May 2012

365…+1

About the time that my son had made it to one year, I published my latest post, #365, a year’s worth. Took me three years. The last year felt like three in some ways and like three minutes in some … Continue reading

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Sunday at Thirty

It’s Sunday night and Summer has moved past itself and it is Fall and you are thirty and Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn were believable for the last ten years and the air snaps in the first coolness, and you are … Continue reading

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Unlikely

Even against the backdrop of the world, life, you, I hold my own. I never knew that before.

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Yoga

I had stopped paying attention to the melodious sounds of –inhale into upward facing dog –exhale into downward.. etc. Her voice was great, like lotus butter, but I was simply putting one breath after another in a heroic effort to … Continue reading

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U n f o l d

It’s morning, nothing… the light shows up, perfect, low I open.  to you

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The Crack

I used to dream a horrible dream when I was little. I was walking along a path and along each edge there were very big people screaming at me. I always didn’t know why but I think I believed I … Continue reading

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Untitled 56

Today someone who knows me well sent me an email. I was going to say she outlined my faults and sins, but that would be kind. She delved in to the shame as only someone who has been there herself … Continue reading

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I Saw This (for Phil)

He’s 5, Chuck Taylor’s on his feet, before they were hip, when they were still just white shoes on a white boy, walking through the hood. He is kicking the can when that was still the name for ‘tag’. He … Continue reading

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