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...

It Solves Itself

Image: Blurred sunset views from the porthole A note / brief acknowledgment / entry / pre- Here in the United States things are extra tumultuous at the moment, we knew in November of 2016 that many rights and provisions were precarious, about to become more so, or...
The Fluent Self