SPIRITUALITY

TO THE RAIN

rain, come, fall in this desert that happened string naked the clouds teach us to drop the leaves the tears the luggage words and sorrows those that weigh with no more validity and utility with no further message.   teach us to let go of what is no longer ours the now that was and…

VIOLENT DREAMS

Her paranoia woke up every time just before her, to make sure fear appeared intrinsic to her days. Like a ghost dragging a dusty cape, it would follow her every second so she’d be reminded of its existence. It would sweep along the untold words that, curled up, would clog her brain at night. Everyone…

LIFE & I

We have always gotten along well. We never fought over toys, I never screamed at Her because I was hungry, I never cried on Her shoulder because I scratched my knee, and never have I asked Her to be marked with a full stop, as I have always been a woman of commas. And there…

LIVING BEING

A living being is complex. It requires molecules, atoms, particles, and an invisible immensity of lines and in-between lines, which pass unnoticed to the naked eye. Functioning doesn’t require ingenuity, until there’s a short circuit. Turning the winch doesn’t harden the muscle, until it makes it hurt. Breathing is easy, until it isn’t. The disease…

ALONE AT SEA

This article was originally published on The Inertia on May 29th 2015 It was early in the morning when I first got to the beach. A heavy mist hung over the ocean, and you could hardly see the set waves break out the back–it all seemed so far away. Through the mist, you could make…

HOW TO ACCELERATE YOUR GROWTH

Since I’m a young kid, I’ve always wanted to improve myself. How don’t you want to be better every single day? Tony Robbins says that happiness comes from progress. The only feeling worse than waking up without a challenge, is to look backward and realize that you’re not better than you were a year, a month,…