a new conjunction and glimmering stars

a new conjunction and glimmering stars

Dec/20 By

The Answer by Bei Dao, translated by Bonnie S. McDougall Debasement is the password of the base, Nobility the epitaph of the noble. See how the gilded sky is covered With

a small lake to swim across

Jan/20 By

My sister called today to relay news about my grandmother. The hospice workers have said that she will probably not live past Tuesday. I did not feel emotional at this

God in the stairwell

Dec/2 By

Today I helped host a baby shower for my friend Sarah. There were baby blankets, little leather shoes, a tiny handmade sweater. There were peppermint brownies, holiday cut-out cookies with

esme means loved

Nov/11 By

The name Esme (pronounced “ez-may”) is a word that comes from the Old French and means “loved,” or “esteemed.” Before Esme’s arrival, Jeff and I had hours of useless conversation