Like Birdsong in a Time of War

I love this poem, written by Serhiy Zhadan, a prominent Ukranian poet, novelist, and founder of the ska-punk band Zhadan and the Dogs. There’s groundlessness,

Seeing a Tree

Write 28 Days is over but I continue to want to notice things in varied ways, to give attention to the world around me. I


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Day 28 / Write 28 Days: Noticing

Groundless I’m breathing, noticing inbreath, outbreath; I’m reciting the numbers, their regular progression from one to eight, then one to eight again; I’m imagining moon-swayed

Day 27 / Writing 28 Days: Noticing

It strikes me that these paintings (nine of them shown), and many paintings, would be excellent practice for noticing things. That memory game where you

Day 26 / Writing 28 Days: Noticing

Here is the U.S. and in many other temperate places around the globe we have four designated seasons — spring and fall, marked by equinoxes,

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