loving in the war years: day three

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016

and it happens again and again and again. how do you mourn when it just won’t stop? when our ancestors created mourning rituals, did they account for genocide? or endless war? or mass murderers? or did they assume our world would always account for human dignity? and that just one person would die at a …

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loving in the war years: day two

Posted by on Jul 21, 2016

but did it? did it really start with september 11? it feels right to say it started then, it feels like what we all agree with. everything was moving along, and then september 11 happened. and then the world stopped and nothing was the same again. but when i dig around under the grief, under …

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loving in the war years: day one

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016

it starts with september 11. up early that day, gritty eyes torn open by rambunctious toddler jumping and laughing on my bed. the child that never sleeps, joyful with life. flipping on howard stern, i groan and creak my way out of bed. pregnant again, my body, heavy with life, is not so joyful as …

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loving in the war years: tuesday

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016

blood i find myself in a field. i pray for all of us that are scared for all of us that are lonely for all of us that don’t know what to do that can’t get up, not even one more time for all of us that are hurting right now. for all of those …

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The Celebrating Love Thread

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016

Getting to know myself better has brought about a lot of self-revelations. ¬†One of them being that I actually am quite a romantic. I haven’t celebrated Valentines day pretty much ever, though. Mostly because I don’t agree with this whole commercialization of love thing. But I admit to going through a ‘I don’t celebrate Valentines …

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