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Workspace Revison: What to do with old journals

With July coming to a close and a new semester hot on its heels, this weekend seemed like a good time to “revise” my workspace. This has involved: 1) moving my meditation and yoga accoutrements from my office to the bedroom, where there is more space for such activities, 2) ordering a couple of new bookshelves, and 3) boxing up the stacks of books that were lining the baseboard under the printer table. 972 more words

Travel Journal

Oulipost, Day 25 - Larding

Larding – line stretching, fattening up the poem.  Begin with two lines from your selected text.  Add a line between them.  Add a line between lines 1 and 2, and between lines 2 and 3.   415 more words

Week 12 - Drowning

Drowning

There are things in this life,
To hold on to.

I need to smell the sunshine mixed with saltwater on my hair.

I know how the water moves, 33 more words

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there is nothing sacred about the child
limbs pudgy and limp as the broth it feeds on
there is nothing blameless about the child
rations of debt beginning in a mother’s arms… 44 more words

Poetry

Week 12 - Views From a Flight to Charlotte

Views From a Flight to Charlotte

Little lights go on.

Switches are flipped, and whole cities illuminate.

It is like someone turned the whole world alight.