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“The way humans hunt for parking and the way animals hunt for food are not as different as you might think.” ― Tom Vanderbilt

Psychedelic Impoverished Improvisation

“When we got to the part where we had to improvise an argument in a poetic language, I got cold feet. "I can't do this," I said. "I don't know what to say." "Say anything," he said. "You can't make a mistake when you improvise." "What if I mess it up? What if I screw up the rhythm?" "You can't," he said. "It's like drumming. If you miss a beat, you create another." In this simple exchange, Sam taught me the secret of improvisation, one that I have accessed my whole life.” ― Patti Smith

Ungluing Bondage

"A biochemical reaction has been implanted deep into our seeds from the roots of the Master Gardener. Yearning has manifested as impassioned prescience, where the tactile pleasuring of physical form created by colorless desire dissolves the struggle of living with the vapors of hidden internal fire." -- Laura Lynn Vala

The Intermediary Form of Celestial Beings

“Birth is painful and delightful. Death is painful and delightful. Everything that ends is also the beginning of something else. Pain is not a punishment; pleasure is not a reward.” ― Pema Chödrön

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“Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.” ~ Langston Hughes


“Do we not each dream of dreams? Do we not dance on the notes of lost memories? Then are we not each dreamers of tomorrow and yesterday, since dreams play when time is askew? Are we not all adrift in the constant sea of trial and when all is done, do we not all yearn for ships to carry us home?” ~ Nathan Reese Maher


A million words were not enough to pick up and carry sorrow to the end of its sentences A million songs were not enough to restore hope to the height […]

L U P I . S P U M A

My husband once owned a trucking company, and within six months, half of his drivers quit. He was so distraught about it that he let the business go at the […]

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“How did Nathan die?” Mom had been sleeping soundly and was awoken by that question asked by her daughter.  Her eyes fluttered open taking a moment to focus on her […]