Dying/broken/forgiven.... now I begin

Born: 17-06-56....gemini.... monkey
re-born: 3-09-80
born again\found: 14-04-08
other notable dates: 10-03-68; 03-09-87; 23-03-96;
1-05-98; 31-01-02; 5-04-04

Interests: movement, stressed/transgressive embodiment, lived experience (body\space\time\relation)
expression ( word, dance, text, image, story, music, poetics)
learning, yielding......

Hopes for the blog:
offer up the wild intersectedness of lived experience and engage others in creative, expressive, perhaps irreverant, hopefully playful, and respectful encounters....
enact kindness
create moments of pause for disclosure, discovery, stillness

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Somewhat oblique

seeing the desperate core
of who I am
at the heart of my strangeness
you ask(ed)
would you want to change
( it)
I suppose
I don't
when I am human
I cannot examine myself
as human
a dilemma of finding
to say the (in)between(s)


  1. when I am human, I cannot examine myself as human... this enigmatic notion from the work of the philosopher and phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty

  2. My capacity to know is limited to this plane...the basic plane.

  3. Self examination can lead to some dark corners - go out and have a drink. Mind you, you will then end up in the company of others of the same species and attempts to understand them is like pissing in the wind :)

  4. jadedj-- thanks for this wonderful reminder of basics; and for the necessary embrace of limits.
    Pisces-- I am a bit of a sucker for those dark corners; however, I will definitely work on avoiding the wind pissers..... thanks for the visit and the comment

  5. I see no desperate core in the between. Just sayin'.

  6. aporia- thanks for sayin'. i have to agree on the between not having the desperate core; i, on the other hand, oft-times feel as though the desperate core describes me to a t.