From DZM

Thanks Giving

What does thankfulness really mean? Thankful we are alive? Thankful we can fish in the streams and pick fruit off vines? Thankful for a man’s hand at the small of your back? Thankful for a woman’s yearning eyes? Thankful when we can stop breathing in memories from the leaving trains? Thankful for a reverberating heart…

Does a Cup Mean More than Our Unraveling Humanity?

I’m pretty sure that the Shakespearean metaphor that all the world’s a stage, and each of us actors, couldn’t be more meaningful than it is today. And I am convinced that the stage and theater represent a bizarre comedy-drama. This week, we learned that some conservative Christians are peeved with Starbucks over a cup. Let…

Is Hillary Clinton Really the Feminist of This Era?

Ever since Hillary Clinton announced another bid to run for president, there has been something I’ve wanted to address. While it could be about the email controversy or Benghazi or the Clintons’ foundation, it’s not. This week, the mainstream press and social media were all aflutter over an interview Hillary Clinton did, and I had…

Outdoor Chapel

This is the way I feel when the earth spills and bends all around me: A mixture of life and lifeless. It is like being delivered, quickly, into a circle of both knowing and peacefulness. It stills you to the point of a breathless, motionless ghost but also jolts you. The viscid air, the dizzied…