Everlong

“What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life … to strengthen each other … to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.” — George Eliot We all have many people in our lives whom we care for, love and cherish. Many of […]

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Retrograde

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard Tis the season for reversal, for appearing to move in a backward motion. These times come as reminders of our past and of our true desires, and most importantly, of who we really are. These are the moments where the […]

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Moons

“Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. Then your love would also change.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet It is said that the heavenly bodies exert powerful forces over us. The spheres of the heavens, hurtling through space in patterns somehow, throughout time, have caused men to understand their world, their […]

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Unbroken

“But hurry, let’s entwine ourselves as one, our mouth broken, our soul bitten by love, so time discovers us safely destroyed.” ― Federico García Lorca If we may all look to our feet, to the ground that has held our knees against it during hard times, we may begin to see what has fallen. We […]

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Cruel Nostalgia

“Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.” ― James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room All travelers know a place speaks to them. In some small way, every place has something to tell us; to whisper a secret into our hearts when the moment is right. Some of us have traveled the world twice […]

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For My Greatest Love

To the above women who made my life what it is today. This love that I hold was born by you all, my daughter, my mother, my grandmother and my great-grandmother. Strength is often associated with many images. The Lion, the Bear, Samson, Hercules and so forth. More often, it is associated with masculinity; with […]

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Time Out

“Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.” ― Kurt Vonnegut Time is a funny thing. Simply the way we view time is awkward at best, as most people view the march of time as a steady, linear progression that chases onward after infinity. But in the abstract view, […]

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