Changed

This is a good write-up by author Autumn Christian as to the changing nature of one’s writing as it relates to the changing being of one’s person, “I’ve Changed and So Has My Writing” by Autumn Christian. Along those lines, of note, sometime ago I watched a documentary about author […]

When You Become Yourself

In some moment, when you least expect it, you will cease to be the expectations, the perceptions, or idea, of any other soul on earth. In some quiet hour you will know yourself for the first time completely as you’ve always existed, you will know what and who you are […]

Baudelaire, Metamorphosis of the Vampire

  Metamorphosis of the Vampire, 1857 Charles Baudelaire Translated by Edna St. Vincent Millay Meanwhile from her red mouth the woman, in husky tones, Twisting her body like a serpent upon hot stones And straining her white breasts from their imprisonment, Let fall these words, as potent as a heavy […]

To Be Happy

I’ve been exceptionally busy lately with no end to that in sight. I haven’t done any writing or editing in at least a week. So it goes sometimes. I was taking something of an unintentional “moment” as it were anyway, to catch my metaphorical breath. I follow Architectural Digest on […]

The Zombies, She’s Not There

If you’re looking for me on facebook, I am not there. I took my leave of it a couple of days ago. I will say this, it’s a kind of odd… feeling? I was a participant on facebook for seven years, that’s quite a chunk of time to be engaged […]

Tom and Rikki Lee

“Tom and Rikki Lee” They had a wildness that I couldnโ€™t get to in the same way anymore, if I ever knew it. They had gypsy clothes on no matter what they wore, it was how they moved, how to wear a hat, and you canโ€™t teach natural cool like […]

Opinions

It is my opinion, that is, I think, that if a person only wants or seeks opinions that agree with their own, then they are uncertain of what they think they believe, or, they are convinced that they are correct, without question, and so they’ve nothing new to learn, and […]

i imagine

i imagine that i am not infinitely difficult to understand. i don’t underestimate the touch of love’s hand. i imagine for whatever it is worth that i might be more attractive had i ever learned to be a flirt. i imagine if matters of the heart didn’t matter much to […]

Love

  I need to believe in the world, in every good, great, beautiful, peaceful, loving, amazing, part of the world. In kindness, in dignity, honor, self-respect, respect for others, in what is decent, in manners, in grace, in hope, in trust. I need to believe in summer days, the sun […]