Monthly Archives: February 2013

zen poem

the prayed-for rainfell on those whodidn’t want it.–zen poem¬† this poem chants itself inside my dreams while i sleep. like zen koans, zen poems stimulate an understanding in the pocket of emptiness between thinking and knowing. i’ve never prayed for … Continue reading

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big bend

hiking in big bend national park this weekend, i stopped thinking long enough to listen to the silence of nature. the desert is quieter than the beach. i have always been an ocean girl. the ocean is loud and noisy … Continue reading

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small secret

i talked to you in my head today. we talked for hours about old stories and new. you told me about how you used to climb the plum tree in your grandma’s backyard. the tree seemed big when you climbed … Continue reading

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monday confessions

confession: i love when men cook for me. i feel guilty when women cook for me. confession: oysters, a game of pool, a bottle of wine, dancing, sushi, three shots of tequila, skinnydipping–any combination of these activities make an ideal … Continue reading

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start right now

i can’t sleep, which is usual instead of unusual, and my rambling thoughts spin and toss and spit out. some of them land here.¬† on days that i prioritize three important things to accomplish, 98% of the time i accomplish … Continue reading

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changing my mind

you don’t have to know why you want the things you want. you can change your mind back and forth, wanting now exactly what you didn’t want a week ago. you can want the same thing for fifteen years and … Continue reading

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confessions of being me

confession: he’s finally gone for good this time. during our last exchange we both said hateful things. i apologized for what i said, but he couldn’t hear it. he hears the hateful thing on repeat, which is why i know … Continue reading

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