paint

he wears a hat and a moustache and has been to places and through things in his mind. he looks straight ahead, but diffusely so and keeps things to himself. she, wearing red — velvet or silk, one cannot tell — has put up her hair for the night. she knows about the poise she’s got, […]

building things

so as these luscious opportunities present themselves to co-create our work place and relationship and other things of great earthly importance, Steven’s question about which house we want to build inevitably arises (Acts 7: 48). truly, the options between heaven and earth are countless. it all could be this, it all could be that; right […]

day 4

saw my sisters. called grandma on her 91st. cleaned the entire apartment. sent some very important emails. and some postcards. got my yoga stuff in order. had a beer on the couch. watched the news. read them, too. felt the excitement for the work week ahead. missed and still miss my person. wrote these little lines. […]

Trompete

eine einzige Trompete tönt hell und klar durch den Raureif benetzten Wald früh an diesem Novembermorgen. sie ist gemacht für die alten Stücke inmitten des Orchesters, aber heute spielt sie allein; nur das lautlose Fallen der letzten Blätter und ihr eigenes Echo sind zu hören. sie erzählt von einem großen Jahr mit einem wahrhaften Hang […]

V.

I went to the theater last weekend with a close friend and a dancer friends and friends of friends. the crowd seemed hip, hot, perhaps vulnerable, some grounded, some floating, others fleeing, you could tell. we were seated around a white square, which was illuminated. in it, three dancers and a vocal performer interpreted what […]

mirrors

and they mirror gestures, mimics, words, the little people, barely reaching up to the knee, aspiring to become just that tad bit more independent moment by moment. and how great it is to negotiate a new time between them and their dreams, as they grow older, and my experience of the world and what we […]