{poems and prose}

“…we don’t have to see eye to eye, to appreciate each other’s point of view, as with all humans, and all evolution.”

{untitled poem III}

a heartbreak a success, a heartbreaker a success, who is the real winner, between the lover and the loveless?

Raúl Zurita, Chilean poet

Purgatory is the seminal literary text provoked by the military coup that overthrew the newly elected democratic government of Salvador Allende in Chile of 1973. At the time, Zurita wrote poetry in an act of defiance to being silenced and to exercise his freedom, or what he lacked.

How a Pencil Proves our Indisputable Interconnectedness — Pointless Overthinking

By E.L. Jayne Our interconnectedness and reliance on other human beings is taken for granted lately. It seems as if people only want to surround themselves with other like-minded people. This is profoundly dangerous. How a Pencil Proves our Indisputable Interconnectedness — Pointless Overthinking These are tumultuous times. Relentless divisiveness pushed down our throats. It’s time…

{romantic nomads}

let us hate them because they enjoy their lives, in a different way than we do, because they enjoy themselves and we do not

{forfeit}

{forfeit} to love is to surrender, an inherent deprioritization of your own self, to love someone more than they love their own self. thus we, my unreal love, shall be frozen in the same perfectly imperfect memory, unbothered and bathing in the salty Adriatic sea, where the freckles in our eyes entirely align, and our…