Tagged: self

every tragedy

every tragedy
forces us into tunnel
vision – it takes a

community to draw us
back out, save us from ourselves
.
20210405:2000
y

between caution and

between caution and
curiosity is a
data collector,
quickened by
algorithms and
the possibility of
quantifying self
.
20201216:1602
y

we fit in when we

practice peeling back

practice peeling back
the layers built and feeding upon
doubt, fortify self
.
20180722:1622
y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: fortify

there is a bit of

there is a bit of
you that takes me
out of me –
that’s what it
boils down to –
an awakening
that is more like
a peeling away
.
20180328:2228
y

everything is so

everything is so
good that we have time to
wonder if they’re not

is the title of a
chapter within a lost
manuscript hidden in the
ashes centuries from
now when you, he,
she, and they are
incomprehensible as
anything outside of i
.
20170224:2329
y

there is a sense of

there is a sense of
disconnection here,
on the four-thousand-
seven-hundred-fourteenth
year, raising red lanterns
because everyone
else is doing it
.
20170128:1646
y

at the threshold of

at the threshold of
self-expansion, we tighten
and loosen our grip,

practice disconnecting as
if growth depended on it
.
20160827:1142
y

with time, we long for

secured in the pocket

secured in the pocket
between 3:06 and 4:33
a.m., i am mostly
insecure, still
blinking minutes
into existence,
crusted, uncrusted,
longing to
see more clearly
.
20150116:0436
y