Tagged: understanding

in stages, we learn

privilege rarely knows

i don’t understand

i don’t understand
this yet, but i want to, i don’t
understand this yet,

but i want to, i don’t under-
stand this yet, but i want to
.
20220219:1237
y

maybe we all long

maybe we all long
to understand the distances
between our mutual

universes – like fruits looking
yonder on an adjacent frond
.
20210618:1856
y

mama’s perilla

mama’s perilla
eventually takes over
the garden every

year, understanding that our
nervous system depends on it
.
20210614:1938
y

because chaos is

because chaos is
uncountable, we are
asked to refrain from
recognizing multiple
chaoses, grasping
syndemics, even
in an emergency
of our own doing
and undoing
.
20210610:2142
y

perhaps on the way

perhaps on the way
to better understanding
is filling in the

gaps. we can only help one
another through trial and error
.
20210124:1541
y

part of a balanced

part of a balanced
diet consists of asking
just enough questions

and no more, so that we can
savor the joy in mystery
.
20201227:1708
y

we are ninety-three

we are ninety-three
traditions away from under-
standing each other,

sixty excuses from trying,
one yield away from accepting
.
20201217:2047
y

counters have a hard

counters have a hard
time comprehending non-counters –
what do you mean you

don’t know how many, how much,
when we will run out, what’s enough?
.
20201214:1655
y