Home is a Stream of Unfettered Consciousness

Home is the moments of deep impenetrable silence while riding alone on a chairlift, watching the snow fall onto and off of the pine boughs. Home is the void between the trunks and limbs with untouched powdered crystals, where the embrace isn’t human flesh but biting air. Home is when you put your head intoContinue reading “Home is a Stream of Unfettered Consciousness”

A Woman on the Edge of Panic Desperately Floundering to Find Her Legs Before They Float Up into the Air to Join the Whirling Worries of Worthlessness and Grander Anxieties of Nothing Actually Mattering So Why…Just, Why: A Case Study

Alternately Titled: Grounding 6:30 Wakes up. 6:31 Searches mind for the feelings she fell asleep with. Runs through the usual questions: Did she drink last night? Should she be feeling guilty about anything? Is there a thing to be sad about? 6:40 Cracks her back while pooping. Notices the toilet needs cleaning. Cleans the toilet.Continue reading “A Woman on the Edge of Panic Desperately Floundering to Find Her Legs Before They Float Up into the Air to Join the Whirling Worries of Worthlessness and Grander Anxieties of Nothing Actually Mattering So Why…Just, Why: A Case Study”

Power, Privilege, and Prosciutto

Returning through airport customs, a dog sniffed our bags. Meat. Which falls under food, which we did not declare, which is a crime. We went through four agents, each with increasing condescension and intimidation. I seethed. I ran the conversation in my head with different comebacks and rants. I thought of them walking into myContinue reading “Power, Privilege, and Prosciutto”