I had a nightmare last week that I'd been cursed, twice. The first time, the counter-work fixed it. The second, Yoyo woke me up before I was able to do anything, crawling up to me on the bed to lie by my side as if I would forget her breakfast if she wasn't the first … Continue reading Speech and Silence
If you are out protesting, Yes Magazine has printed some tips for protecting yourself from COVID-19. Yes Magazine's social justice coverage is a great place to read up on what is happening. Most of this post is directed at non-Black readers, and specifically those non-Black readers who can put time and/or money towards racial justice. … Continue reading Black Lives Matter.
I spent most of today reading Acts of Speech aloud to do proofreading. At some point over the summer (not on the day I was aiming for in my annual goals, AKA eleven-ish days from now, because I don't know what I'm doing), the poetry book will be self-published, and I'll finally have a copy … Continue reading Verses from my Teens
A batch of quotations (in French) from Proclus' essay on the Myth of Er, selected because they're very interesting. One of them is a reincarnation story.
When I quit Facebook in late 2016, it was because the site had shifted so much from learning about people I knew and keeping in touch with them to a collective political scream, with divides worsening as the people I knew, all of us processing what happened during the 2016 elections, fought with conservative relatives … Continue reading Decompressing About Recent Events