The Cure for Sleep: Join the Conversation

People are going back and forth acrossthe doorsill where the two worlds touch.The door is round and openDon’t go back to sleep! Rumi My forthcoming book The Cure for Sleep (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) is full of threshold events, mine and others’: Those times when we are brought to a sudden need to choose, or we experience something which changesContinue reading “The Cure for Sleep: Join the Conversation”

Wild Patience Diaries: Wrestling Trees (After Whitman, Following Illness)

“Dear soothing, healthy, restoration-hours––after three confining years of paralysis––after the long strain of the war, and its wounds, and death” Walt Whitman After each hard and slow return to the world I’ve had to make after serious illness, I turn always on my first days back up (as again now, after ten days with Covid-19Continue reading “Wild Patience Diaries: Wrestling Trees (After Whitman, Following Illness)”