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Karagöz, Kafka & Kaş: On radical acceptance of unexpected realities


Still languishing in the in-between of not really REALLY sick anymore and not yet out of pain and fatigue at all, I am attempting to jump-start my brain. It is so flacid, this womp of flesh in my head, that … Continue reading

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Spindizzy in the Maastricht fog with the Karagöz puppets by my side


“Just keep your eyes shut, it’s warm in here.”  That’s all I could think.  The eyes seemed to be cemented shut but the charcoal glow of the behind the eyelids place I found myself in was pretty alluring, so I wasn’t … Continue reading

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The golden shadow puppets lead me to Rumi’s words on letting go, and getting back


I am awake in dreamland. I have been having a lot of anxiety dreams at night.  M. has had a few in Turkish as well, sometimes  he sounds as though he is cajoling, sometimes yelling, sometimes begging, sometimes just talking and laughing, … Continue reading

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