Thursday, January 31, 2008

Rumi - Love Dogs

This is just brilliant. It moves me beyond words. So, in honor of the official ending of my marriage to a truly wonderful, kind and remarkable person, which becomes final tomorrow, here it goes:

Coleman Barks reading Love Dogs by Rumi

I need words like these to believe in.

Friday, January 11, 2008


I am off to the the mountains with a bit of Hemingway and a fire-starter log. Cold. Wet. Way out of the city, thank lord.

Does anyone remember that story "a clean, well lighted place?" I think that is the title. I don't know if there is a more perfect short story.

We should do away with these long tomes. Enough is enough. Much can be said in a page or two. And there is never enough to be done.