Mirror, by Slyvia Plath “I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions. Whatever I see I swallow immediately Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike. I am not cruel, only truthful- The eye of the little god, four cornered. Most of the time I meditate on the opposite wall. It is pink, with speckles. I have looked at it so long I think it is a part of my heart. But it flickers. Faces and darkness separate […]
“Night rise Like the evening prize In a turnstile backwards we fly Cold bones Tied together by Black ropes we pulled from a swing Little one Just a little way Today all of the dreams are waking Can’t stand on crooked legs I’m cross-eyed to the wall Will these harbor lights Satellites” -Beck, “Little One” Sea Change
“If I could make the world as pure And strange as what I see I’d put you in a mirror I’d put in front of me I put in front of me.” -The Velvet Underground
This series of photos was inspired by some of my all-time favorite song lyrics: “Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything, That’s how the light gets in.” They are from Leonard Cohen’s beautifully haunting song “Anthem.” These words have been a reminder and a source of strength for me many times in recent years. Indeed, chasing perfection instead of embracing our flaws, would be misguided. Our imperfect is what has immeasurable value and makes each of us like no […]
Fever-free and happy to be healthy again. ….that the universe works in tandem with inverses. It’s life’s see-saw splintered thighs and calloused hands, with a smile spread across the face.