All posts filed under: words

Tulips

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observations / poetry / women / words

The tulips are too excitable, it is winter here. Look how white everything is, how quiet, how snowed-in. I am learning peacefulness, lying by myself quietly As the light lies on these white walls, this bed, these hands. I am nobody; I have nothing to do with explosions. I have given my name and my day-clothes up to the nurses And my history to the anesthetist and my body to surgeons. They have propped my […]

Make It Fast

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friendship / life / stories / words

‘Make it fast’ I said to the nurse as she was unwinding the bandages on my right hand. About a week ago I had gone drinking with a couple of buddies and the night had been kind of crazy. It all started innocently enough with sushi at some new hotspot in town; the sake had flowed generously and our conversation was getting more excited. This tends to happen with us. Now that we all have […]

Subway Love

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art / beauty / city / film / love / poetry / video / words

While waiting for a train on a busy platform poet and filmmaker Max Stossel was inspired to create a moving video poem about how we yearn for human connections and how beautiful things may happen to us, if we just keep our hearts and eyes open. *Credits for the video: Writer: Max Stossel, director: Matthew Freidell, choreography: Celia Rowlson-Hall, cinematographer: Sean Ferry, actors/dancers: Rachel Berman & Ryan Weiss ᔥslipperyedge.com

I am His Keeper

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family / thoughts / words

I have been keeping track of my little brother from the moment we got separated. It is strange, for nine months we were exactly the same age, but the moment our roads forked and I decided to go along with our mother, he became the newborn baby, while my age turned indefinite and timeless, stretching across centuries and continents. I never had my first birthday, yet I am as old as mankind, the pyramids and […]