Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust; Chapter 1

In a previous post, I mentioned that I would begin my philosophical re-education with Solnit’s ‘Wanderlust’. I don’t believe I’ll write a post about every chapter, but what I can say about this one is that it gripped me. It’s rare to read a writer, who is a thinker, who grips me in a wayContinue reading “Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust; Chapter 1”

The, the first breath

I don’t know when it began.Maybe when I took the,the first breath,before I dived into still, cool water.I wasn’t anyone’sI wasn’t even my own.It was cold, and precious,Sweet, and I knew then,Why little girls in stories,never wanted to turnback from their fairytalelands. The mountains made my ribs,feel tight,My lungs, unsure of the air they held,InContinue reading “The, the first breath”