Step 1. Think. Step 2. Think about what you thought about.
Cognitive Poetics Workshop
Write to Life.
Change doesn’t start with answers. It starts with questions.
If anxiety is worry on steroids, empathy is the black hole of emotions.
Regrieving is perhaps the kindest way to work through life events that are too hot to touch at the event horizon.
“All of us, when we travel, look at the places we go, the people we see, through different eyes. How we see them is influenced by the...
Roads are hard to face, hard to stomach, hard to resist.
“Better to be a dog in times of tranquility than a human in times of chaos” (寧為太平犬，不做亂世人)
A year ago, I didn’t know an AstraZeneca from a kick in the ass.
“Open source,” I ask some friends; friends who generally know things. “What is it?”“Isn’t that something you put on pasta?” says one.
At what point does the ship cease to be the ‘original’ ship of Theseus? Is it when the first plank is removed? Or somewhere in the middle?
So what’s all this got to do with truth, and with me, you might well ask? What have these dishonest babies got to do with anything?
Like a river, we should find our way through each event that plops onto our path. We can move over it, erode it, flow around it or simply...
If even the author Rauch thought he was “a loser” during his mid-life dalliance with despondency, what are the rest of us to do?
Diogenes stoically believed that social norms, practices and values were absurd and as ridiculous as they were arbitrary.
In Xianlin, to the sawing of cicadas, I looked skywards but rain spattered in my eyes...
Love, clear as water.
A leaf on a branch,
Child of sunlight.
“The dead arose and appeared to many,” you would have said, if you’d answered.
And you’d be right, as usual.
Remember always where we are beginning. Velvet night. Darkness. Before the trial. Before the error. Before the stories.
You helped us in our time of need, you understood Hate breeds hate. It gnaws away at our common humanity.
Unrequited desire is chomping away at the soul of humanity.
I wrote this a year ago before anyone started losing their head in any kind of serious way. #whatcolorisCovid #whatdoesquarantinesmelllik...
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