Category Archives: Life

The Trolley Ride – a haibun

If you ride a trolley long enough you’ll come to the end of the line.  You can then remember the sights and stops, the riders that come and go.  Maybe trouble on the line, cross words or banter, perchance the … Continue reading

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Kintsugi – the Japanese art of mending with beauty – reblog

Originally posted on fantasticmetastaticme:
I have been considering kintsugi, and how we heal ourselves, we who are no longer whole, and if we can be beautiful and flawed and flawed and beautiful. I have considered my scars, not golden, not…

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You Are Not Your Scars (Re-blog)

Originally posted on Child of Cynicism:
“You have scars on your arm.” People sometimes approach me, whilst staring at my limb. My first and foremost reaction is to look down at my arm in fake surprise and panic, pretending I…

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I JUST DIED What’s it like? Like nothing else. I’m liquid, and by the way I am we, not me. Not gotten used to it yet It’s kinda like I’m my own blood stream –or, I mean we are. Life … Continue reading

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