Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Late Night Post

Everyone is asleep and I was clicking around financial blogs instead of finishing the dishes. One click leads to another and I'm back at an art blog watching Mariee Sioux. Her lyrical poetry on the track Burried in Teeth, reminded me of the impact books like, Julie of the Wolves, Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Whale Rider or Sherman Alexie's writing have had on my psyche. The connection to nature, our bodies, myth and our ancestors is, like Lucky, the connection to ...our higher power. In my early adolescent angst I was Miyax, suffering, free, wild...
And now as I finish the dishes as everyone sleeps, I feel domesticated.

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