I mean that—everything is fiction. When you tell yourself the story of your life, the story of your day, you edit and rewrite and weave a narrative out of a collection of random experiences and events. Your conversations are fiction. Your friends and loved ones—they are characters you have created. And your arguments with them […]
Archives for August 2012
Sometimes, in the shadows of the early dawn, I turn my world upside down and read the Midday office instead of Morning Lauds. I know, I know. Makes you wonder how I cope with the ensuing hysteria, right? Most days, I find a way. Yes, like today.
New research seems to correlate regular poetry reading with whiter teeth and lower cholesterol. Who knew? Infographic: Every Day Poems, used with permission.