forrest

(reposted from thoughts ungathered. find three years’ worth of poetry there. we talked about you today in the way people do when they assume their hazy dreams hold the future’s reality we gave you color and complexes and made you a heroine for saving the anti-hero glaring on his deathbed — later on my own…

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now what’s normal in my life …

from the bookshelves: old possum’s book of practical cats by t.s. eliot with illustrations by edward gorey the coworkers and i were talking today about how we spent our respective Easter holidays.  one of them put in his time watching children try to launch hard-boiled eggs from a special egg shooter spring machine-thing one of…

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wednesday recap

tunage: a good day, by priscilla ahn thing of the day: paul mitchell tea tree lavender mint shampoo today, my friends, was a day rife with many opportunities to learn or otherwise practice patience.  and oh dear, sometimes i am not very patient at all.  so i guess it was good that God had the…

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prolonging the obvious

we do odd things to our language in our squeamishness about death.  i was reading the new york times online today and an obituary headline caught my eye: “andrew wyeth, revered and ridiculed artist, dies.” oh he does, does he?  i wasn’t aware that death could be an ongoing process for an individual.  you might…

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the life of words

it’s countdown to finals time for me, which is terribly exciting.  this means, however, that the final one-and-a-half weeks of school are crammed to the max with projects and tests.  i’m currently slogging my way through an essay that’s due tomorrow in roman military history.  oh, what a fascinating class, you say sarcastically.  well, as…

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