Personal Talk

Letting Go

I am letting go. I will let you beThe person I’ve neededYou not to be. I am letting go.I will step asideThis wall of sadness. I will now openUp to possibilities of goodIn a worldI’ve never imagined. I will let…

A Conversation About Prepositions

Most of you will not care about the following conversation. If you teach English or logic or philosophy, you might.Left side: Me.Right side: Scotty. Are you interested in grammar questions? Yep. What’s the longest amount ofprepositions in a row that couldmake…

Leaving California

California has graciously hosted me for 6 years. I showed up in 2011 and now it’s 2017. It feels strange and impersonal to leave. The communities that I’ve been connected to, received love from, that listened – they’ll all continue…

Mr. Stark

I was younger when I met him—he wore a patch over one eye while he taught his lessons, and how he swore that he saw what he saw. Nearly blind, Mr. Stark’s sweetness found ways to die. I didn’t know…