Browsing Connecting

“The possibilities that exist between two people, or among a group of people, are a kind of alchemy. They are the most interesting thing in life… It isn’t that to have an honorable relationship with you, I have to understand everything, or tell you everything at once, or that I can know, beforehand, everything I need to tell you. It means that most of the time I am eager, longing for the possibility of telling you… That we both know we are trying, all the time, to extend the possibilities of truth between us. The possibility of life between us.”
–Adrienne Rich, On Lies, Secrets and Silence

Buoy, or Highly Sensitive Person Serenade #1

There are some words that feel smooth coming up my throat and delicious on my tongue, but buoy is not one of them. It looks like it makes no sense and sounds like it should be said some other way, but it’s the meaning that’s most pleasant and runs so deep inside me like a thick raw honey that coats and soothes all nerves.

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