I find myself craving a good, long, five or six mile trail walk starting at sunrise. Not quite sure why--Aries in Taurus, perhaps? Or the full grand conjunction in my sign? Impossible to know. I think most of it stems from needing, longing, and wanting to be doing something different with my life (Uranus in Taurus, y'all...) and not knowing exactly what.
*originally written 7.2.20 Darby Dan training loop and Greenway trail, 5.52 Sometimes we learn things we have believed for decades to be untrue. Like the wiry, dry flowers lining highways in July are chicory, not cornflowers. (They are both blue) Or that friendships can grow and change and evolve through conflict into something new.
originally written 9.2.20 *remote six a.m. and coffeecoffeecoffee to seven or eight post meridian Eyes glossy and bloodshot from the night before learning not how to slay aliens and other things But how to Zoom without crashing and burning and how do I know my eyes are glossy and bloodshot? Because Zoom tells me.
In that space of knowing Something needs to be done But not knowing What it is What to do Where to go How to say it What to feel I lace my sneakers And press the soles into soil softened By an overnight rainstorm In that space of knowing I should be writing But not …
Sometimes we need to take one step back from the chaos in the world (read more)
Our last class discussion was devoted to calming the fears of eleven year olds
The children you want to send to my classroom
in the fall
the same children who left my classroom
in the winter.
is non-billable therapy for
Are you going to be
the same person
at the end of the pandemic
as you were
at the beginning?
Distilling my day
should not be so difficult.
In July, migraines make mornings start
before meditation and journaling.
The heat you went to bed with
is the heat you wake up with.
Neighborhood, 3.2 Another sleepless night ebbs into a morning of walking
Why is it so impossible to err, pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and consider it a step in the right direction?
or, Things Learned Walking 5 Miles on the Solstice
East to West, Roundabout
The distance traveled by
a roadkill raccoon's liver
is twice that