I NEED to miss my writing, Like I NEED to miss my kids. I don’t want to be without either of them all the time, But periodically. Turning it off, pausing, and turning it back on again- Fixes most things. For a break. For a refresh. To resonate in that space of *NOT* And embrace […]

Its an inexplicable sadness: A barren field Golden crisp and shorn, Where large rolls of hay Rested just long enough to be depended upon. Then so suddenly departed As if they rolled off into the night. If I could go back, I would’ve been bold. Crossing the crackling expanse, I’d lay prone over the bale’s […]

I’ve been feeling a shift coming on. I’ve been experimenting with my habits. And appreciating how truly entrenched habits can be. They can perpetuate in complete ignorance of changing conditions or welfare of the host. My habits are like water bear tardigrades. I’m finding my online life is having deleterious effects on me. I used […]

As I was jockeying for a decent cart at Tops yesterday, a woman approached me. She had an infant carseat perched in the front of her cart shrouded by a pink chenille blanket. She began, “Would it be terrible if I just…” Before I even processed what was taking place, I found myself internally dividing […]

“When does a bug become part of the system?” I listened to a podcast where a scientist (and a mother of a child with MS) posed this question to another scientist. Every system has variation. Every living system thrives on variation. So a mutation, an adverse condition, a divergent from the norm contributes to the […]

Pre-order your Flux Box today (no obligation) and get your $5 coupon towards your first purchase! Dear Writers, Some of you are going to be the type that have laptop out, pen in hand and will want to get to the meat of the matter quickly, while others of you will want the back story, […]

so I have this gao gap Don’t with house Done Ready for guests Waiting for my phone to charge Waiting for the oven to pre-heat And for some reason I lost my fine motor skills its all off-hand and trailing, mis-anticipating and omitting vital parts accidentally saying other things Quick but wrongFast but lazy What […]

When I say I can’t do this any more What I’m really saying is I will do it with a diaphragm that isn’t cooperating That I will do it while scraping my knuckles and not notice What I mean is, I will do it to the tune of my leeched bones rattling When I say […]

I’ve been thinking about foxes. A lot. Mostly in pictures. My thoughts, I mean. The foxes aren’t in pictures. They are free, unframed. And doing fox things. I see foxes. Like flames licking frosty expanses. Like deep orange comets or afternoon suns crossing the horizon. Or as an assemblage of shapes, A lovely and familiar […]

I NEED to miss my writing, Like I NEED to miss my kids. I don’t want to be without either of them all the time, But periodically. Turning it off, pausing, and turning it back on again- Fixes most things. For a break. For a refresh. To resonate in that space of *NOT* And embrace […]

Its an inexplicable sadness: A barren field Golden crisp and shorn, Where large rolls of hay Rested just long enough to be depended upon. Then so suddenly departed As if they rolled off into the night. If I could go back, I would’ve been bold. Crossing the crackling expanse, I’d lay prone over the bale’s […]

I’ve been feeling a shift coming on. I’ve been experimenting with my habits. And appreciating how truly entrenched habits can be. They can perpetuate in complete ignorance of changing conditions or welfare of the host. My habits are like water bear tardigrades. I’m finding my online life is having deleterious effects on me. I used […]

As I was jockeying for a decent cart at Tops yesterday, a woman approached me. She had an infant carseat perched in the front of her cart shrouded by a pink chenille blanket. She began, “Would it be terrible if I just…” Before I even processed what was taking place, I found myself internally dividing […]

“When does a bug become part of the system?” I listened to a podcast where a scientist (and a mother of a child with MS) posed this question to another scientist. Every system has variation. Every living system thrives on variation. So a mutation, an adverse condition, a divergent from the norm contributes to the […]

Pre-order your Flux Box today (no obligation) and get your $5 coupon towards your first purchase! Dear Writers, Some of you are going to be the type that have laptop out, pen in hand and will want to get to the meat of the matter quickly, while others of you will want the back story, […]

so I have this gao gap Don’t with house Done Ready for guests Waiting for my phone to charge Waiting for the oven to pre-heat And for some reason I lost my fine motor skills its all off-hand and trailing, mis-anticipating and omitting vital parts accidentally saying other things Quick but wrongFast but lazy What […]

When I say I can’t do this any more What I’m really saying is I will do it with a diaphragm that isn’t cooperating That I will do it while scraping my knuckles and not notice What I mean is, I will do it to the tune of my leeched bones rattling When I say […]

I’ve been thinking about foxes. A lot. Mostly in pictures. My thoughts, I mean. The foxes aren’t in pictures. They are free, unframed. And doing fox things. I see foxes. Like flames licking frosty expanses. Like deep orange comets or afternoon suns crossing the horizon. Or as an assemblage of shapes, A lovely and familiar […]