…asks the Tree of my human self as I walk round and round in circles on the forest floor. Mother Mary in the sky full of all kinds of weather, what a time. I want eye contact, good humour, respect and trust, even in the absence of understanding, Willingness to move forward, together into the … More What do you Want?
As if I know how to do that. Of course I don’t. As if not knowing how has any bearing whatsoever on the fact that I will do it, regardless. Honestly, what utter nonsense. I’m feeling rumpled. It’s not a comfortable feeling, through not a dangerous one either – I wouldn’t classify this as a mental … More Door, Window, Kitchen
I’m having trouble reading. A smorgasboard of fascinating printed material, practically glowing inside beautifully designed covers – right in front of me, and I can’t find the anchor point, the stillness that gives permission to dive in and engage, without great effort. It’s not glasses – I replaced my old foggy set with two exceptionally … More Once upon a tone…
I got up from writing to answer the knocking at my front door, wondering if I’d have to speak federal election with someone I’d never met, or if my neighbour needed a hand. There was no one there, save for a couple walking down the street. When I looked down to the stoop I found a … More Yesterday a squirrel…
I’ve been dreaming poetic dreams of mycelium which is really thought connecting to thought through boundaries which are really just illusions. I’ve been coiled and waiting like a pike in the hot weedy shallows, ready to spring at my duckling dinner. Racing like a strong salmon through the lines and hooks that dangle my possible death, crawling like a crayfish … More dry dry #Water
Summer grows into Autumn. In two weeks I play cello for these, and for Gloria and the Oboe Concerto in F (more info here); it’s good to have such a soundtrack to live and work by. Thank you, Vivaldi, for composing this music 300 years ago. I listen to II mvt of the Oboe concerto as … More Vivaldi at August’s end
I have two feet’s worth of projects to move from here to over there – from the possible to the more possible pile; to the surprisingly good pile, a few to the “well now I know that won’t work ever” pile. They all have a best before date; some of which I know, others I’ve … More find a reason