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

Sunday, June 26, 2011

55


old enough
to know better 
than
to pay attention
to anyone 
who says 
i should have known 
better

old enough 
to dance with the ghosts
who might have slain me
in another life
before
i was
old enough to know
better



12 comments:

  1. recent birthday; what can i say.... aging is a trip... i'm liking its gifts.

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  2. Old enough to know better but being able to do "whatever" any way. Not because of rebellion but because I freaking want to.

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  3. Welcome to the aging club. It beats the other organization which is too restrictive, methinks.

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  4. WM-- it was a good day... i was at a conference but was deeply immersed in my life... so that's always good. loved the " freaking want to" comment. ride on!
    Jadedj-- methinks i agree with you :)

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  5. Pisces-- thanks! the roman numerals are a nice touch
    :)

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  6. I find they make the years easier to look at - my next one is L :)

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  7. Pisces-- i figured that's what the L meant :)
    all my decades have been memorable for their many degrees and kinds of learning; my L decade has been the best one so far.
    bring it on....

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  8. I am thinking, one becomes more beautiful with age. With knowledge of times past. I always think people who have lived/aged show better stories in their face.

    'old enough
    to dance with the ghosts
    who might have slain me'
    Yes, yes; yes! Beautifully put; you.

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  9. SarahA-- thanks for this lovely comment; it's so nice to see you !! cheers :)

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