An amazing thing happens …

An amazing thing happens when we are honest and vulnerable. We allow people to know us and love us. We also allow people to reject us, and that can sometimes hurt. But the truth is, they would have rejected us anyway. It’s just that it would have taken a little more time. – Donald Miller


you have had love, and that means your sternum is a divining rod for both passion and grief. because the tongue is the body’s strongest muscle, make it say joy. make it say I am a factory of splendid things. make it say the octopus is the smartest animal in the animal kingdom, and I… Read More Zoo

from Sonnet XII

Kiss by kiss I cover your tiny infinity, your margins, your rivers, your diminutive villages, and a genital fire, transformed by delight, slips through the narrow channels of blood to precipitate a nocturnal carnation, to be, and be nothing but light in the dark. — Pablo Neruda, translated by A. S. Kline

All I know …

All I know is that I’ve wasted all these years looking for something, a sort of trophy I’d get only if I really, really did enough to deserve it. But I don’t want it anymore, I want something else now, something warm and sheltering, something I can turn to, regardless of what I do, regardless… Read More All I know …


Make love to me in Spanish. Not with that other tongue. I want you juntito a mi, tender like the language crooned to babies. I want to be that lullabied, mi bien querido, that loved. I want you inside the mouth of my heart, inside the harp of my wrists, the sweet meat of the mango, in… Read More Dulzura