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daphne
each of us has a song to sing. this is mine.
Created 12 May 2021
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  • maybe this is why there is so much pain and suffering?
    04 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 2
    every month, i choose a theme for my online art community {within}. this month i chose reciprocity, mostly because i don’t understand it. i had to look up the word. the dictionary defines it as a mutu...
  • this is my edge.
    28 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    what is the writing that is more edge than familiar? how do i submit? where does the “I” go? if I were to disappear what would take its place? who is writing then? is it something bigger than I? somet...
  • my language starts here
    19 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 4
    i can make up my own language. with vocabulary not yet here. with words found in my lungs and kidney. an etymology rooted in tendons and muscle. definitions prescribed by beating and pulsing. i can cr...
  • dario the butcher
    15 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    i was watching chef’s table last night. the episode is about an italian butcher, dario. dario is a fifth-generation butcher. when dario was young he wanted to be a veterinarian because he wanted to sa...
  • the loneliest whale
    12 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 3 5
    i watched a documentary called the loneliest whale. it’s about a whale who has spent its entire life alone. scientists believe it’s because the whale’s call is at a frequency, 52 hertz, that no other ...
  • i thought this was a defect
    05 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 3 2
    i was listening to a podcast this morning. two neurobiologists were talking about afghanistan and, in particular, the women in afghanistan. they said that one of the worst things you can do to a brain...
  • what ritual has taught me
    01 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 0 2
    ritual is hands moving through waves, carving out room where there wasn’t any. changing rhythms. making waves. ritual is space. because everything asks for space: the email, the podcast, the conversat...
  • i don't like the way my body feels when i'm afraid...
    28 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    i don’t like the way my body feels when i’m afraid there isn’t enough. the way the doors of my chest squeeze out the air. my stomach: a block of ice made of envy. my heart: a dust storm, tearing down ...
  • on becoming queen
    24 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 4 3
    i want to tell you about how i’m becoming a queen. which feels premature. but urgent. premature because i often still feel like a beggar. even to write “be a queen” feels somewhat preposterous, terrib...
  • i forget that this is how i can live my life.
    21 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 2 2
    i am sitting at my desk. sipping ceremonial cacao in a small ceramic mug. listening to music that is all slow songs and no words. inhaling deeply. moving intuitively. i remember. this morning, upon wa...
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