Saturday, July 31, 2010

the sturdy oak

listens as i whisper to the ground
and the air collects the sound
of emotion pouring out of my soul

"the sturdy oak" july 2009

Thursday, July 29, 2010

if you meet a loner

no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. it's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.

my sister's keeper by jodi picoult

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

this earthly life is a battle

...if it isn't one thing to contend with, it's another...the sooner you make your mind up about that, the better off you are.

-Ma, "Little Town on the Prairie"

as long as we are on earth

the love that unites us will bring us suffering by our very contact with one another because this love is the resetting of a Body of broken bones.

Monday, July 26, 2010

"after all...

to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. you know, the Stone was really not such a wonderful thing. as much money and life as you could want! the two things most human beings would choose above all -- the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them."

-albus dumbledore

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Saturday, July 24, 2010

who is the betrayer

who's the killer in the crowd
the one who creeps in corridors
and doesnt make a sound

my love has concrete feet
my love's an iron ball
wrapped around your ankles
over the waterfall

i'm so heavy, heavy
heavy in your arms
i'm so heavy, heavy
so heavy in your arms

"Heavy In Your Arms"
Florence + The Machine

Friday, July 23, 2010

Thursday, July 22, 2010

this burning that envelops me

i know not what it means...

am i cold and must stay close for warmth or

am i suffocating?

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Sunday, July 11, 2010

the little yellow flowers

that nobody notices on the edge of that road are saints looking up into the face of God.

thomas merton.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Monday, July 5, 2010

O beautiful for patriot dream

That sees beyond the years
Thine alabaster cities gleam
Undimmed by human tears!

Thursday, July 1, 2010