Don’t Fall Off

I'm on the back of a galloping horse, flying along a narrow path bordered with cacti, I can't even scream because all I can think of is, don't fall off. That moment etched itself into my brain.  It will be there with a few other indelible memories, some good, some bad, not all nearly as exciting, until … Continue reading Don’t Fall Off

Still Life

I've lost my fear of failure, and I'm in no rush to replace it. I'll encounter failure again, in dark alleys and low lit corners, but I will see it as only a friendly former foe with an age-crooked back and dull, flaky claws. The rejections arrive as sleeping breaths, inevitable, slow and deep. They … Continue reading Still Life