WRITE 31 DAYS – TIL / DAY 25

25 October 2022 – Today I learned: of the existence of this poem, When Great Trees Fall, by Maya Angelou. Actually, yesterday I heard this

WRITE 31 DAYS – TIL / DAY 7

7 October 2022 – Today I learned: That I wrote this poem a few years ago, but I had completely forgotten about it. This evening,

WRITE 31 DAYS – TIL / DAY 4

4 October – Today I learned:

Musing: Waiting

Paolo Belcastro in his newsletter Morfternight posted recently about waiting, asking “How much of our life do we spend waiting for something?” This is his

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,

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

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