Writings

The Landscape of Language
The Possibility of the Liminal, III

The Possibility of the Liminal, III

The root of the word liminal gestures toward limit, gestures toward threshold, gestures toward all that relates to limits and being at the edge of our limits. And what it means to question and test those limits…

It is the place our dreams work the most.

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The Liminal Space of Dreaming, I

The Liminal Space of Dreaming, I

A liminal zone in natural terms is the place where two ecological landscapes meet and a new ecological zone is created, crafted, informed and shaped by both of the zones. Whole species of plants, animals grow and thrive in these zones that live nowhere else.

Dreams are liminal zones.

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Bears and Silence

Bears and Silence

I have been considering a silence I carry inside of me and how I have been affected by it. How it has affected my life and my love in the world. There is violence in the kind of silence I speak about here. It is a refusal of using voice, a refusal of speaking, standing up.

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Participating in the Dance – Dreams and Writing

Participating in the Dance – Dreams and Writing

I came to writing and writing poetry the same way I came to exploring dreams – through image and being in the experience. Poetry has the same effect on me that dreams have – they both slay me, thrill me, scare me, gasp me and take off the top of my head. They both also utterly change me.

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Wishing to Be Blinded

Wishing to Be Blinded

I am a U2 fan. It is true. Those who know me, know this is true. The Edge and Bono have even appeared in my dreams as archetypal figures, teaching me what it means to speak, to sing, to leap into living life from a place of passion…..

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Not a Tame Lion

Not a Tame Lion

Dream: I am a young girl, arriving after a long journey to a large field of grass, that is divided into two. On one side, is an enormous lion, stretched out luxoriously, being combed by two other girls. On the other side, is my father…

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