Category Archives: inversions

Complicity

Complicity. The word rings uncomfortably.  A vice of inaction for those able to act. An abdication of a duty, a dereliction of all that is inherent in a position of ability. It isn’t an action, but creates collateral actions and … Continue reading

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More

More days just like today. More friends like the handful I keep close, and the score I keep a bit farther out. More time to spend in these pursuits that have earned my time. More returns, deserved or not. More … Continue reading

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Easy

Facing uncertainty is simple, like pulling sutures out of my own beating chest by hand. Easy as stiching two mountains together with spider thread as the wind begins to pick up. Routine as taking a pulse during an earthquake. Just … Continue reading

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Growth rings

New¬†casts an old shadow, a curtain that I pin to it. Wisdom compels and cajoles me to trace lines around the shade early and soon, and again in each season. It marks a contour, not a boundary, serving as neither … Continue reading

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Women’s March, Privilege, Cheap Shots, and Getting Muddy

I began writing this piece almost a month ago, and have decided to publish it now, albeit unedited. ____________ This past weekend was abundant with energy, excitement, rage, disappointment, and thoughtful growth.  Over the past few weeks, I have reflected … Continue reading

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Hardly Stormcrows

Hardly stormcrows, whose acumen does not include subtlety. More like the odd color choice or misplaced stroke of the brush that snags on spurs in the back of the spine and slowly drills coreward. Clues and miscues stimulate the gut … Continue reading

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