this place, this hour

          “Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.”   ~ Walt Whitman            

the key

            “Home, imagined, comes to be. It is real, realer than any other place, but you can’t get to it unless your people show you how to imagine it  – whoever your people are. They may not be your relatives. They may never have spoken your language. They may have been dead for a thousand years. They may be…


          “Leave the door open for the unknown, the door into the dark. That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go.” ~ Rebecca Solnit              


                  the heat stifles flowers wilt fruit ripens (as do I)    August is approaching          

about last night

        I prefer the messiness of real life