Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Museum Gardens, In Autumn

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Contrast

I have had a paralyzing fear of death almost my entire life. After I learned how the dinosaurs went in my childhood I remember many nights staring out the window from my bed with unquenchable dread that an asteroid would hit the … Continue reading

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The Undeveloped Mind

Sometimes as I’m reading the Dhammapada, I am overcome with memories of other times I was reading it, in a foreign airport waiting for the red eye, in an urban sangha between sittings, in a nondescript park on a bench with … Continue reading

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Rest

I wanted to do nothing with you. I wanted to forget to make plans. Forget to follow through. I wanted to misplace the schedules and the calendars and the smart phones and watch the leaves fall and the grass grow and … Continue reading

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On Days Like This,

I’m drowning in your vacancy.

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On Foreign Soil

The trees don’t know how to die here, I said. They aren’t changing colors. They are turning crispy and stomach-fluish green and falling from the branches half alive. This is a different world, I said. I miss maples. It’s just … Continue reading

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Sushi and Pinterest

I’m between bites of a mango avocado roll and pinning quotes from Virginia Woolf and Rumi, feeling deep and artistic on an otherwise underwhelming Sunday. For some inexplicable reason they are playing gangster rap in this sushi joint by the … Continue reading

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