Tuesday, January 22, 2008
moth and mountain
"What would happen if one woman told the truth about herself? The world would split open." ~Muriel Rukeyser
Little matters when the essential engine of our lives--the body--fails. Once I almost drown. Yesterday while showering water ricocheted into my inhale and my throat closed. Can you spell p-a-n-i-c ? My lungs started heaving inside against the locked windpipe. I couldn't scream, couldn't make my throat open, ...
the rest of this post at Tumbleword's other site: on breathing, and being alive.