"In a deeper sense, we are all sleepwalkers. You can go to your office, you can come to your home, you can do certain things: you will repeat the same things you have always repeated. You will tell your wife, “I love you,” and you will not mean anything by it. The words will be … Continue reading sleepwalkers
the psyche is extended, knows nothing about it. everything thus ends with this brief tune: 'psyche ist ausgedehnt, weiss nichts davon' ... only psyche knows nothing of this ... she knows nothing of this ... she knows nothing of this - and that is what everyone knows around her, with such exact and cruel knowledge. … Continue reading psyche knowing
a blurry omission. absence recast as agency. [for she or me?] resilience redacted. re-crafted. in tenacity [or blind obstinacy]. off kilter-ed, but balancing [barely]. fled fragility. embraced uncharted. free-ish. cloaking embodied residue of fragments of memories of guilt-[hate]-love. reduced to pixels. no hard copy or soft teddy bear or contact or try. no, no nothing. … Continue reading absence recast
energizing vitality. intense engagement. crisp, attentive focus. fullness of presence. fiery aura, ambient aurality coalescent. turned. exquisite entropy of attempting, prolonging, still stringing thru echoing whispers of dissonance. living in rift. until not.
Sedgwick, Eve. "Pedagogy of Buddhism." Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity. Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2003. 153-181. Print. To remember: Is it true that we can learn only when we are aware we are being taught? (153) Possibly we do not want to learn the lesson our cat is teaching. Here, in an affective … Continue reading Sedgwick, Eve. “Pedagogy of Buddhism”
in march of this year, i had the absolute joy of meeting jody shipka who, as a scholar and as a human, is a wild (and leopard spotted) mix of brilliant, vibrant and creative fun. to speak to the ways in which she has influenced and energized me, i would need to dedicate another post, another day. in her turkle-inspired … Continue reading darling disease
the massage therapist in me finds utter fascination in the delicate tenacity of fascia - the tensional network that wraps round musculature and bone structures, suspends organs. as much as any muscle tissue, connective tissue begs for manipulation. left untouched, irritated fascia can be responsible for referent pain, adhesions, even postural issues. often what we perceive … Continue reading fasciality of writing/teaching/knowing