A Haibun about boundaries
A reflection on the wisdom of the Five Buddha Families
Books I Did Not Finish in 2021, and why
An annual list of recommended books based on what I read last year
In which I review some of the key projects of the last year
Two things about this post. Because this is the first time I’m posting something to Nothing to Protect since setting up my blog over here on Substack, I…
A story about the sounds of a silent meditation retreat
Prove to me that birdsong doesn’t matter Tell me how You could possibly not miss: The cacophony of starlings as they Dip and sway Moving like a school…
A reflection on nearly one year of revising a single manuscript
“They’re human” lands funny with me Like a bypass for accountability. “They’re human” sounds like absolution When instead it ought to sound like a call…
The following piece was written during a class by memoirist and athlete, Emily Rapp Black called ‘Reading and Writing Disability’. The prompt for this…
A story of self-awareness on the path of liberation