it’s all very tragic and not all at the same time

it’s all very tragic and not all at the same time

i just found out: i’m dying. i didn’t know how to let you know so i put it in a poem. it’s scary for sure to know it is certain that the me we think we know will soon be me no more. what it means is that this life precious and fleeting will be lived to its fullest...
Dog Meditation

Dog Meditation

ball rolls away, go get it. ball rolls away, go get it. ball rolls away, go get it. come back, ball rolls away. come back, ball rolls away. come back to the breath let it roll away, come and go, back to the breath. get it? the ball is your mind. getting it is...
Where the Heart Is (Part 3)

Where the Heart Is (Part 3)

You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care nor your nights without a want and a grief, But rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound. And how shall you rise beyond your days and nights unless you break...
The Value of Small Things

The Value of Small Things

The Event of a Thread — Day 6 “It is hard to be brave,” said Piglet, sniffing slightly, “when you’re only a Very Small Animal.” Rabbit, who had begun to write very busily, looked up and said: “It is because you are a very small...
For The Birds

For The Birds

the event of a thread — Day 4 today marked my first Saturday shift at the event of a thread. welcome to wild weekends at the Armory! up until this point, i have been so appreciative of the way that people have interacted with this exhibit. i was stunned by the...
Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night

Event of a Thread — Day 2 working a shift at night is a totally different feeling. you would think that i would be used to it, having worked in bars and clubs for so many years that i can’t even count the number on both hands. but even after all this time, it is still...

It Bugs Me Out

:: Fear Continues to Rage On :: so i did it again. i freaked out because i am afraid of things that aren’t going to hurt me. last night, i resolved to shower in the outside shower. our inside one is right next to my parents’ room and my mom goes to bed early. so...

The Messages from Inside and Out

:: Yoga/Suzuki Revelations :: we don’t have to be straight all the time! when i try to “be straight,” i find myself locking into a position rather than fluidly remaining upright. the key is to release into whatever pose or position i find myself in—straight, crooked,...

A Week After Being Here, I Finally Arrive Home

:: Day Seven Back in NYC – One Week Anniversary! :: well, it looks like all it took was a night of getting a few drinks, having great artistic conversation, and pushing myself to go to bed a couple hours later than the jet lag time was allowing—and i am back on...