recovery & mental health
record keeping deep animism p o e t r y
This is my blog and central space
- Downtown, againIt is September, when my body draws me downtown again. When I crave the Ocean City where I came of age, of my childhood and wild years, the Ocean City where I first met my love. Now I come seeking that second season outbreath, my charged system heady and crunchy on arrival and aching to […]
- Small love letter of thanksThere was a coffee shop in the hills of York County that took up the inside corner of a cluster of businesses. The buildings were grey and made to mimic old german facade, with the hardwood latticing and outlines that always make something in my soul strike. It changed hands, the corner coffee shop, and […]
There is a god/dying in America/already created/in the imagination of men/made palpable/for adoration:/there is an inner/anterior image/of divinity/beckoning me out/to pilgrimage.
O future, unimaginable God.Allen Ginsberg
An Earth Song
It’s an earth song,–Langston Hughes
And I’ve been waiting long for an earth song.
It’s a spring song,–
And I’ve been waiting long for a spring song.
Strong as the shoots of a new plant
Strong as the bursting of new buds
Strong as the coming of the first child from its mother’s womb.
It’s an earth song.
A body song.
I have been waiting long for this spring song.