Quotes for a Lonely Saturday

  “Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life's cruelest irony.” ― Douglas Coupland “When I get lonely these days, I think: So BE lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life. Welcome to the... Continue Reading →

Carl

I met Carl on the east side of the city, in displaced wetlands like a carefully calculated structure of mismatched art. It was a Saturday. All good adventures begin on a Saturday, don't they? I'm not sure what I was looking for when I met him. A piece of beauty?  A moment of distraction? A... Continue Reading →

Chapter 2

If something looks beautiful to you, something else must be ugly. If something seems good, something else must seem bad. You can’t have something without nothing. If no job is difficult, then no job is easy. Some things are up high because other things are down low. You know you’re listening to music because it... Continue Reading →

(Maybe) If I were

I know the place, I try to leave it when I sense it. Why nurse the chaos? All has been shown, unraveled. There is no undoing our reality. I move, I sleep, I eat, I dream of drinking. Sobriety is a curse. It doesn't matter The timing, The setting, The role I'm engaged in- I... Continue Reading →

Words of Mary Oliver

“You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body  love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on.... Continue Reading →

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