Category Archives: Placeless
I think I had a couple of good English teachers early on, and I liked reading books, so I decided I must be an English person, and there you have it.
But like a towering stack of nachos, hope and excitement can only be piled so high before everything comes tumbling down.
I hope that, along with her name, I will always carry some reflection of her in me.
Don’t look at me and see where I’m lacking.
I didn’t long for the suffering, but a part of me envied the certainty it seemed to produce.
At best, I’m mildly amusing. At worst, I’m lazy internet trash whose only claim to a comedy crown is stolen memes.
Perhaps confession has more to do with vulnerability and emergency than with orthodoxy and tradition.
$20 in a bank only means what it does because we’ve built institutions and systems to support and protect the idea that $20 means $20.
I asked the fair barista, “Sir,
Have you the stock I seek?”
“Alas,” said he, “our shelves are bare,
And will be for a week.”