Another finish line

Cancer feels like it has so many finish lines and milestones – and each one opens up a whole range of feelings. Tomorrow will be my last day as someone with a port. I though this procedure would feel like an afterthought – but it’s actually hitting a nerve. I was speaking about this today […]

Chrestomathy

Everything familiarOnce started As something foreign. We nibble atThe unknown,Chew and digestEach tiny bite. And gradually the tasteOf something strangeOr unpalatableBecomes somethingThat we crave. There was a timeWhen the thingsThat you love mostWere crypticAnd befuddling.Can you remember? Take a momentTo be gratefulTo the onesWho packaged experienceInto delectable parcelsTeasing us with the promiseOf bigger mysteries. Reading […]