The word obsessions often comes with negative connotations. It’s not healthy to have obsessions (think OCD, hoarders, or stalkers). But where would we be without them?
We listened to talk shows and requiems, chatted about acid rain, flirted a little.
A maze cannot navigate. To slough off: like skin cells, turn from a fine powder, into into earth into sand into skin oil and light. Burn.
A perfected balance achieved in sleep can sometimes twist up through wakefulness its delicate wire and weight contraption.
A child-like willingness today was, only yesterday, an embryo in the womb of my resistance.
herbs bought in the throes of gourmet dinner clubs now shriveled in their glass bottles, a litmus for the total disinterest in anything to do with food.
seeking a sign that has survived nothingness a lost toy or simple earthen potsherd