Two cracked mirrors, when faced, reflect each other as whole. What is broken remains broken. But we are restored by all that connects us: the cracks, the edges, the shame, and the fear. In the recognition of ourselves in the other, we transform them and make them beautiful again.
I was once amongst the waves one of many slaves to the rhythm of the tides and I danced to the beat of the beach half-naked and part of the sublime picture of which were the images of summer and I was a child of sun, surf, sand, and sea. That was me, long ago,…Read more This Summer’s Song
It is a lot harder than I thought. I mask everything with a sense of humour that comes really easy for me now. It's become second-nature that I don't even have to think about it, really, my natural reflex is to find the quickest way to make light of a situation. Even if it's corny.…Read more circuit crash
...and if I stay silent will they take that against me? Will that be received with closed fists, raised eyebrows, and a spiteful heart? It's okay, they say, to be sad. Grieve. You are allowed this moment of brokenness. But on their way home, when the rains come, they scramble for umbrellas or the shade…Read more silent
hearts are breaking like the day breaks every morning a sliver of sunlight stretches out from the horizon until it is revealed in full all is illuminated all is made visible by the brightness of that radiance and we all awake to that simple truth: we must continue in this world broken…Read more day break
The sun, a few puffy clouds floating in the sky that's just the right shade of blue that I think of the sea and it evokes the sound of gentle waves crashing somewhere in the back of my mind but what is audible are car horns, and the marching band practicing, yet again, in the…Read more Just Another Day
I saw the missing parts of you: your left hand, gone; one kidney, gone; that tear in the flesh on your hamstring; a section of your spine; the fire in your eyes, struggling to keep ablaze, but the fuel's running low. I saw all those missing parts in an instant. You are broken but still…Read more Mirrors