I’m in the process of moving, and need to keep track of a lot of moving parts. The following two thoughts have been scrawled on it for months. I really like them, and don’t want to lose them, so am posting them here for safekeeping. Thought one: In this bodyDesigned by accidents compounded over time… Continue reading Two Thoughts from my Whiteboard
In depression’s thrall,it is hard to keep perspectiveabout your own awfulness. But please consider:Have you committed genocide?Are you worse than Hitler?Do you aspireto be THE MOST EVILof evildoers? Will you study for years to figure out the finest route to massacre?Build a lair inside a volcano?Shave your head, get a cat to stroke malevolently,and hold… Continue reading A Point for Consideration
A croissant Two bouquets Three birthday cards Four calls from friends A walk up a hill This tree A happy Katherine Some time reading comics Some cake and tea A chat with my parents A little writing A day of Peace A happy Katherine A magnificent view A new dress My favorite hat… Continue reading Birthday à la Pandemic
I originally published this on my other website. I’m reposting it here so that it’s more accessible. Audio recording Everything you cherish about your appearance will one day be gone.Your beauty will fade.Your hair will thin and fall out.Your body will slump and puff in ways you never expected or asked for, bowed down and… Continue reading [Repost] A Reminder
Found in a journal entry dated 25th September, 2018 Do you feel it? The future reaches back, and the past reaches forward, and you are caught between them, embraced, by all that you’ve known and all that you will know in the ineffable mystery called “Time”.
First, make sure it’s raining. Very wet weather is best. Next, put on your raincoat; the sky-blue one that you nicked from The Cottage, the old kind that’s rubber over canvas. Take a route that passes through long grass. It will be your scrub-brush. Splash in puddles to rinse. Don’t worry if your meander eventually… Continue reading How to Clean Your Wellies