Immersion

Image: a pool overlooking a river, with water flowing into the pool from the fountain Immersion Each day it gets a little colder here, and I wake up with the daunting knowledge that my first and biggest challenge is going to be finding my way out of bed. Bed is, if...

What is the opposite of a fire

What is the opposite of a fire Each morning I ask a question (of myself), and then I don’t try to answer it. I just kind of hum on it throughout the day, if I remember, which I often don’t because my memory is broken (both in the sense of fragmented and in the sense...

Burn After Naming

Image: A tea light in a tall glass jar is a makeshift incense burner, with a small plant & art print of a cattle skull, gold backdrop Memory I wanted a feast day to commemorate the one year anniversary of my concussion (consussiversary?), and you will be...

Precious Cargo

Image: New flowers after the rains: vibrant golden wildflowers have taken over the field by my gate (a watchful gate guardian blowing a kiss) Precious Cargo I made pudding while trapped in the sailboat during the monsoon floods. It’s not actually a sailboat, in...

Recipes for times of free fall

Image: A large pic of a tiny pudding (malabi), a vanilla rosewater pudding with pomegranate syrup and shredded coconut, in a mini glass jar Entry / pre- This is a very long piece, 8400 words last I checked, four times what I usually write, no way to write less. Wanted...
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