Tag: haibun

A Desolate Heart

“Welcome to the desert of the real.” –Morpheaus, from the movie, The Matrix An ever-drying aridity. Step after step across a desert stretching to the horizon. Only the memory of water. Such an exhaustion that the expression “dead on my feet” is a declaration of enthusiasm. Here, in […]

A Tardy Apology

Hello, there! I know, I know. It’s been a while. I could explain how pervasive my current writer’s block has been. I could recount the general malaise through which I’ve lived. I could recount the Star Wars gravity well down which I’ve fallen. All of this is true. […]

This particular TGIF

A week of conflicting priorities, restless teenagers, mounting work with pressing deadlines, and an all-consuming exhaustion ends tonight. A glimpse at the night sky to see a handful of stars visible despite the ambient light pollution. No, the universe is not agitated. Once I calm the mind through […]