the april when time showed its true colors

Hi again. Here are some thoughts on how the month of April played out. Quick mini-announcement and celebration! I had a poem published in my favorite poetry journal, Cordite. You can read it here--make sure to check out the rest of the issue, too. ~ At some point between my quarantine at the end of… Continue reading the april when time showed its true colors

soul sustenance

I am back in Taipei, relieved to be held in the space of home. I am feeling prickly for a heightened awareness of unequal world we live in. To be able to fly home is a privilege. To have a government that provides a safety net and good universal healthcare is a privilege, too, when… Continue reading soul sustenance

electric blue compilation

The heat in Oaxaca is intense. This winter somehow rivals Australian summer - if not in actual degrees, then at least in the harshness of the sun. Here, too, are rays so bright as to sneak behind sunglasses and glare off car windows in the street. I find myself pressing up against slivers of shade… Continue reading electric blue compilation

reclaiming

After two (magical and difficult, love-filled and lonely) years in Melbourne, I've moved quite suddenly. It came to me in the first week of December. In a flash, I felt that I had to leave. The thought turned more concrete, and I said: I think I have to leave. And so I did. Now I'm… Continue reading reclaiming

there is a crack in everything

At the end of September - a while ago, now, because in blog world time passes faster than Earth world, or something like that - I sat my first Vipassana. You might know Vipassana as a ten day meditation where you cannot speak, make eye contact, read or write. I lovingly deemed it voluntary meditation… Continue reading there is a crack in everything