I wondered why so many of us looked at him inspired but didn’t say a word. People photographed him yet did not approach him to applaud his good efforts. We saw a good deed yet didn’t acknowledge it.
Life and breath are precious gifts that do not keep. Scars and memories wrinkle in time You can be here, and still be gone. a bird’s wing; a mountain; hacking away. “And it dawned in me: ‘I could eat you alive.’” We’re not forever. We are universal. Don’t let words take that from us.
The day I saw that quote marked my creative destruction and I nearly drove myself mad with change. I’m talking about the kind of change that leaves you referring to yourself in the second person (he, she, it).
Hell hath no fury like a customer dissatisfied. Review spaces and businesses dedicated to amassing and analyzing consumer feedback sprout up daily. More and more, reviews are high coinage in the online economy used to purchase reputation and sales. In this sense, reviews are providential: the people who write reviews influence livelihoods and determine real-world outcomes. In this economy, reviewers can either carry you to success or can bury you in ruin. And yet, when we take on the role of Reviewer, we often forget or are simply unaware of this power […]
I believe that starting with the ongoing proliferation of porn in the early 20th century, we have been depriving ourselves of heightened self-pleasure and possibly transcendental sexual stimulation by fixating on unreal images and removing ourselves from the act of masturbation.
In February, my partner and I roadtripped across California, travelling 1,500 miles in 12 days. Our trip took us to ancient forests and valleys, where we saw sands, trees, waterfalls, flat lands, and icy peaks of belittling majesty. We had hoped to quell any doubts of moving from New York City to San Francisco. By the end of that trip, any doubts were scorched into the roadside somewhere in Death Valley. We had a few delays in San Francisco: I left two bags with about $150 worth of […]