what is it

i am dirt-covered knees and prayer-less divinity; the lover’s embrace, the betrayer’s last kiss. i am the boiling cauldron and the empty cup; the watchman, the thief, the smouldering ruins. i am infinite wisdom, the simpering fool, the storm & the shelter the search for lost time. i am one thousand promises, all of them […]

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today I’m just a drop of water

1 // waiheke island weather report: savour the blues & greys that fill the sky like a soft blanket 2 // learn about the hidden stream thats story begins somewhere near the library. walk from source to sea & write watery words about it (from the water’s perspective) during the stream of words workshop. write […]

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but this hour

Happiness, Not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour. ~Walt Whitman 1 – 8 // this place, this hour i am the sun-drenched morning of guilt and freedom, passion and apathy, strength and stillness. i am rogue energy, trapped in the frantic wings of a thrush. i am palpable envy when i turn my […]

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ache

i am aching now with nothing that has to do with longing, or belonging. the deep physical ache of lifting, and carrying, feet marking this earth hands learning this language this is a new kind of awakeness aliveness blessedness wisdom i find divinity in this ache in this breathing hard these straining muscles this softening […]

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tuesday morning knitting club

+++ tuesday morning knitting club i drop the car off for a wof and wander in for coffee and a quiet read. between taking and making my order, the smiling barista gives instructions on the art of the sock. (i take a peek at what the barista is wearing and those socks of hers DO appear to be hand-made.) beside the knitter, […]

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may 17

an old poem/letter found whilst unpacking (written on may 17, year unknown) on my desk is a small stress ball, and my left hand kneads at it while i look out at the 45 degree rain and frantic movements of window wipers. i am thinking of your declaration of friendship and both the pain and […]

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