dreams, desires, and decencies

“In dreams begins responsibility.” W.B. Yeats’s epigraph attributed to “an old play” ~ Responsibilities 『全ては想像力の問題なのだ。僕らの責任は想像力の中から始まる。』 村上春樹 ~ 海辺のカフカ Continue reading dreams, desires, and decencies

it’s not me

Sometimes, we believe we are invincible and righteous at the same time. We step on other human beings in order to stand tall.

Our economy is fueled by inequity. We become the oppressed and bullies and are rewarded by meager paychecks.

By looking away and walking away, saying that it’s not me, that I don’t do it, we protect our loved ones and our lives in make-believe safety and remain outsiders.

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  Sparkles on foliage after the morning rain And the aroma of wet grass flowing. I look into the dogs’ bright eyes, their heads tilting.   The darkness at night, Grief and suffering of people, And shadows in my head wailing. I scratch the dogs’ bellies nearby, their paws on me.   A glimpse of hope and dreams, Maybe, belongs to the future. Lessons learned … Continue reading dark