There is no one who comes here that does not know this is a true map of the world, with you there in the center, making home for us all.
We stood out on the porch before we went inside & she told me her secret. Pretend you’re just visiting, she said. That way you’ll forget that they’re family.
I told him if he kept being mean to his brother he might come back as a rodent in his next life & he shrugged & said that’s the chance he’d have to take.
scattering little bits of happiness everywhere she goes, except at home because her family told her to get out & leave them in peace for godsakes
keeps feeling like he’s being followed by a cloud of insects, but it’s just the relatives watching
Do you know all these people? she whispered to me & I said no, they’re just here for the free food & she said, But it’s only a dream & I said, I know. That’s why I can afford to do it.
My uncle Obert had only 3 fingers on his left hand. He lost the others during corn planting one spring. My fingers are buried out in these fields somewhere, he used to tell us & I check for them every summer to see if they’ve sprouted yet. I asked him once what he’d do if … [Read More]
I was thinking of either meditating or napping, but the way I do it, there’s not much difference except in the explanation to the rest of my family.
no family resemblance but the pictures don’t lie
I don’t think of it as working for world peace, she said. I think of it as just trying to get along in a really big strange family.