October.

Leer en español. When I live October, I wrap myself with more tea, fresh flowers, long walks. When I live October, I collect the air; and though this October is different, I breathe in and let myself be.…

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looking out my window

I woke up this morning to someone playing “Beauty and the Beast” on a flute, somewhere from a window on the other side of our apartment building. I walk out onto the balcony, and so do our neighbors…

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Re-

I walk past the fruit shop every day except for Mondays, when I actually walk in and buy about 6 euros worth of fruit for the week. Mandarinas are in right now, and kiwis. I’ve been buying fresh…

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circles

“Nothing is a straight line or even a labyrinth but a squirrelly maze I trace and retrace almost every day for whatever thoughts that might arrive as I walk in circles, truer circles described inside of circles, having…

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small thoughts on process.

A couple of summers ago, I tried reading the first Lord of the Rings (just to say that I have) and I cannot remember much because I stopped at like page 38. But I read enough to hear…

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in between

I’ve been wondering lately about the phrase “pocket of time”. It first came up in a book, and then in a conversation, and now I cannot seem to get it out of my head. I think it is…

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my heart is red

My heart is red over the grass that settles between my two homes and the blood on the streets. My heart is red over the thought of my friends and the walk through Main Street. I hear the…

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different

Soft rays peek into the room, melting streaks of gold onto the wooden floor. Here, it is quiet, and it is safe. All the thoughts of yesterday and all the thoughts of tomorrow collide. Who I am, here and…

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Octubre.

Read in English here. Cuando vivo octubre, me arropo con más té, flores frescas y paseos largos. Cuando vivo octubre, recojo el aire; y aunque este octubre sea diferente, respiro y me dejo ser. Con mis complicaciones, mis…

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pensar por la mañana

1. Me encanta ese hueco de tiempo de las mañanas, justo después de despertarme. Es como el respiro entre latidos. Amo esa voz que me pregunta: ¿Estás lista? ¿Qué vas a crear hoy? 2. Hay una esquina de…

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mirando por la ventana

Me desperté esta mañana con la canción de la bella y la bestia. Un vecino tocaba su flauta desde su ventana. Salgo a la terraza y le escuchamos, yo y algunos vecinos de abajo. Le pedimos que toque…

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olhando pela janela

Acordei hoje de manhã escutando alguém tocando ” A Bela e a Fera” com uma flauta desde alguma janela do outro lado do nosso prédio. Nos inclinamos sobre a varanda e batemos palmas, eu e alguns vizinhos lá…

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