That Girl

Remember the girl who wandered where there was no path Remember the girl didn’t mind getting lost Remember the girl who climbed to high places Remember the girl who balanced on ledges without fear Remember the girl who found her way back and down, even when no way...

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In this movie kanji* float from the fingertips of the actor who plays a Japanese farmer and kanji wash down the backs of characters in rough, simple clothes, and kanji swim through green fields that are probably growing rice; elegant symbols symbolizing speech that I...

Lightning

           dances around me. Chases me beneath the wide white sky of a festival tent (metaphor for shelter) where a fisherman sits, mountain of stillness, against a backdrop of thundering fear. ‘What’s the safest place?’ I beg. He doesn’t look up from the fishing line...

Insomnia

A small crowd gathers at the foot of her bed. She watches as they grow restless, Shift their weightless weight, cross their arms, complain amongst themselves about her stubborn resistance. When will she close her eyes? Let her spirit free? So they can take her,...