How it is

Inspired by this Maxine Kumin poem. It’s hard. It’s also wonderful. I have so many treasured and wonderful friends. I cannot properly express the uplift I get from them. I couldn’t probably continue without their varied support. I know I mentioned it in my last post, but it’s real, y’all. I cannot count on my … More How it is

I did the thing

And I also failed to do the thing. I’ve been to a few classes at the gym, which seems mostly like a funny metaphor. Like, I used to go to a gym regularly, and sorta at least figured out what I was doing. Or I was at least doing similar shit to other people who … More I did the thing

goodbye, year

But it won’t get any harder And I hope you’ll find your way again And it won’t get any higher And it all boils down to what you did there The Cranberries – Disappointment   The fine filament flows outward over the past, year, two years, three, however many. A retrospective gloom casts its way … More goodbye, year

This election day

I have a hard time with politics. Too much deceit, divisiveness, and lack of truth. Yet the election is the only thing anyone is speaking of, so here are my thoughts. Hold me now I am floating away into the overcast sky over my hometown on election day What is it about Birmingham? What is … More This election day