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Life refracts along a tubular timescale: a sonnet

The Flautist’s finger lifts,
Releasing breath
Intoning its demise.

Young lives pierce ears:
Too much let blast in
Too jagged a shrill
Eliciting tears.

Longer lives breed mellow tones, 21 more words


The Balance

23 Oct 2014

I get that life is about balance; I’m trying to meditate more.  I hope it will help me.  I imagine myself as an upside down, isosceles triangle, that is resting perfectly on its apex.  271 more words

Thought of the Day

The best way to test the ignorant is to let them test their theories and ideas.  Face the idea that you believed in so much in the shoes of someone that you called stupid. 73 more words


Breathing, Centering, and Gridwork.


Blood runs hot in my veins, setting my cheeks ablaze.  My torso is thick with muscle, tense and drum-like, an iron cask filled with flames and smoke, my breath is but a whisper. 258 more words

Fits and Starts (again)

I evolve in fits and starts
When shifting sand below my feet
Swallows me and spits me out
I grind the grit between my teeth… 131 more words


Meeting Iván

I am a very social person and yet I am very cautious whom I trust. So I was taken aback with his direct personality and yet warm smile. 288 more words


Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

An Overview of MERS

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a viral respiratory illness in Saudi Arabia in 2012 now known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. 455 more words

GLC 2014