№ 284 (In the Wind)

This post originally appeared on a previous personal blog. I’m republishing it here with the original post date. Long ago I pried open the shuttersAnd simply let the hinges rustAllowed…

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№ 283 (A Tiny Gear With Wings)

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On the morning of March thirty-first, I and five bags containing the bulk of my relevant possessions boarded Delta flight DL296 from Shanghai to Tokyo. This was long overdue, as anyone who has known me for any amount of time would tell you, and in ways a very fulfilling experience. However, it came at an extremely difficult time and was not the wholly positive experience I had always hoped it would be. It was, for example, a transition that signaled the failure of a five-year relationship, despite my best efforts. Also evident was the realization of what not having had the confidence to pursue what was truly important to me had cost me.

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№ 282 (Of One Who Came and Went)
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№ 282 (Of One Who Came and Went)

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This is a poem written for a woman who I fell in love with at the worst possible time, but who made me remember who I was after nearly a decade in toxic relationships that slowly poisoned me and made me a stranger to myself. She’s long gone now, but she’ll always be someone I remember in a special way. She gave me a wonderful gift. She gave me back my Self. 

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№ 281

This post originally appeared on a previous personal blog. I’m republishing it here with the original post date.  Suppressing the fear of death makes it all the stronger. The point…

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№ 280: Noise

This post originally appeared on a previous personal blog. I’m republishing it here with the original post date.  Noise gets a bad rap. I suspect most people hear the word noise and…

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№ 279: Mirror

This post originally appeared on a previous personal blog. I’m republishing it here with the original post date.  Subjective reality is a sort of mirror. The world as we see…

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№ 278: Illness in the Sun

This post originally appeared on a previous personal blog. I’m republishing it here with the original post date.  hypnagogic /ˌhɪp nəˈgɒdʒɪk/ adjective1. of or relating to drowsiness2. inducing drowsiness3. relating to the images or…

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№ 277: String

This post originally appeared on a previous personal blog. I’m republishing it here with the original post date. A long time ago I began to play with the image of something…

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№ 275: Night Walk

This post originally appeared on a previous personal blog. I’m republishing it here with the original post date. Shanghai is a city that drives me crazy often enough. It’s dirty,…

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№ 274 (It Begins)

This post originally appeared on a previous personal blog. I’m republishing it here with the original post date. Traffic signal and an elevated highway in my neighborhood in Shanghai on…

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