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beautiful words i’ve read lately | 03

Hanging On To A Home Stretching its long legs and shaking the sleep from its eyes, our home decided to move. This of course surprised us. You jumped out of bed and ran to hold shut the rattling cupboards. I went around collecting the paintings from the walls and stacked in safe layers the history of our bad taste. As the landscape changed, we watched the prairie give way to skyline to skyline to skyline as our home sprinted from...

words to live by

What Has Always Been Again I resume the longlesson: how small a thingcan be pleasing, how littlein this hard world it takesto satisfy the mindand bring it to its rest. What more did Ithink I wanted? Here iswhat has always been.Here is what will alwaysbe. — Wendell Berry (via)...

Words to live by

“Oh my God, what if you wake up some day, and you’re 65, or 75, and you never got your memoir or novel written; or you didn’t go swimming in warm pools and oceans all those years because your thighs were jiggly and you had a nice big comfortable tummy; or you were just so strung out on perfectionism and people-pleasing that you forgot to have a big juicy creative life, of imagination and radical silliness and staring off into...

BEAUTIFUL WORDS I’VE READ LATELY | 02

Some days, you botch things up a bit. You have a few misteps. Missed steps. Some days, you do a few things right, but one thing you did not quite so right, [even if you weren’t exactly wrong, it just didn’t feel right] sticks to the roof of your mouth, and nothing else tastes the way it might have the rest of the day if you had not had that one bad spoonfull. Some days, all you have, at the...

BEAUTIFUL WORDS I’VE READ LATELY

You say you love me with your shot of whiskey you say I’m the one with your glass of champagne but then you don’t say a word with your cup of coffee – Rania Naim ++ i do not want to have you to fill the empty parts of me i want to be full on my own i want to be so complete i could light a whole city and then i want to have you cause the two...