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Message in a Bottle

If you’re reading this, the answer is Yes. Followed by I Know. And this is why, I haven’t done so. I have seen the barrier, but only a glimpse. The glimpse struck me deeply, but the knowing withdrew. I was like a rabid dog that day, out in the middle of nowhere. And I know […]

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The Problem Is . . .

I’ll tell you like it is and I won’t hold back. The problem is that you desire to control and to image-pad and to prevent nature from showing its true teeth. You desire to not be who and where you are as you are. You feel that it’s not amenable and pleasurable and desirable and […]

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For You

I bite my tongue as the compulsion arises to speak to you directly. In doing so I would betray the impetus behind this desire for a pittance of immediate gratification. To do this would be immature and unserious. Now that I have eliminated this possibility, we can begin. It’s not hope: it’s a knowing. There […]

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Desert Wolves

A hurricane of bittersweet nostalgia hits me like a truck when I listen to those rough and growly guitars captured on my phone in that little industrial warehouse. I don’t know if you know this, but we were actually starting to get pretty good. But I know it was never about that. It was always […]