In her essay “This Imaginary Half-Nothing: Time” (#10 on this list), poet Anne Boyer quotes another poet, John Donne: “We study health, and we deliberate upon our meats, and drink, and air, and exercises, and we hew, and we polish every stone that goes to that building; and so our health is a long and a regular work.” 766 more words
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Today I write with a cloudy brain. My beloved revolving sinus infection has returned once again.
If I so much as sniffle or have a scratchy throat for a day and don’t do anything about it, my body rises up against me and stuffs my sinuses full of gook. 398 more words
Last Friday night I got hit with the worst virus. I started coughing, and it got so much worse over the weekend. Saturday I still worked, but Sunday I pretty much slept all day. 240 more words