“Love is a doing word”

Spiritual mastery from Massive Attack These are lyrics from “Teardrop” in Massive Attack’s 1998 album Mezzanine: Love, love is a verbLove is a doing word These are words of spiritual mastery. You may think you misread that. No. These are words of spiritual mastery. By spiritual, I mean: using metaphors that are closer to the truth. Continue reading “Love is a doing word”

“A kingdom of isolation, and it looks like I’m the queen.”

— “Let It Go,” Frozen Photo by Lux-et-la-Liberte via Foter.com under CC BY-NC-SA I’ve been isolating myself for a long time. Even back in the 11th grade, when my favorite lunch table clique became too cliquey, I moved to an empty table. I left my favorite people in the world and sat at an empty table. All you Continue reading “A kingdom of isolation, and it looks like I’m the queen.”

A day that I would be proud to be my last

Live that day today Rebecca singing in my warehouse space in 2000 A few of us in our families were talking about wills recently, realizing we don’t have them, and (as usual) I act on discussions like this. I don’t just talk about making a will and let six months pass, then maybe do it. So I Continue reading A day that I would be proud to be my last

Of Bicycles and Boardwalks and Oceans and Ships

Of that first moment of love—2012 Read for free now Of Bicycles is my NaNoWriMo from 2012. Until today, I hadn’t read it through from beginning to end, but when I spot checked shortly after writing, I saw one place where I thought there was too much repetition. Then, flipping through, I could never find Continue reading Of Bicycles and Boardwalks and Oceans and Ships