Tag Archives: Sleep

Sleep Walk

And when we sleep, Let us loose ourselves fully from the waking world– Unbound from its mortal constraints, Disentangled from conscious fears and notions. Let the light not meet our shuttered brains, That we may escape, For as brief a … Continue reading

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Living Winter

I realize that I am far from the first person to say this, but there is something so magical about walking in the falling snow.  No, there is nothing novel about this sentiment, and yet I still feel that it … Continue reading

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Ljubljana Bound: A Days-Long Journey Into Night

I have talked of my adventures in foreign lands and told of my impressions of their people.  I have documented the days and weeks and reflected here on the things that I have seen and experienced.  I have even described … Continue reading

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O Time

Written in the summer of 2009, this poem has seen the weeks of wandering it describes turn into months and years, all without my dear Courtney.  Otherwise, it is as true now as it was then.  I miss you, my … Continue reading

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B.R.I.T.S.

A friend of mine asked me recently if I liked G.R.I.T.S.  Had she asked me face-to-face, my answer would have been simple.  I would have understood ‘grits’ and given her a ‘Yee-haw!’ and asked her if she was going to … Continue reading

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A Croatian Tale: Act II-Something Reptilian This Way Comes

As little time as I ended up having in Split, I almost had much less.  There was an early train leaving Zagreb which would have gotten me into Split around midday, giving me plenty of time to explore the city … Continue reading

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Chirp, chirp…munch, munch

The crickets seemed louder than usual my last night in Memphis. I’ve heard them all my life, growing up in the south, and I’ve always found their chirping to be more of a peaceful lullaby than an annoying distraction. But … Continue reading

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