Hello Fellow Spring Fever Sufferers!
What do you do with instability?
rain showers and wind
briefly give way to sunshine
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It’s only been a week since I last sent out a poetry comic, but it feels like it’s been a month. Life here has been full of unexpected setbacks and tests of my resolve.
Becky ended up going to the hospital in an ambulance last week, and she is still there. She has a MRSA infection. Hopefully, she will be home again in a couple of days, but she may be in the hospital for another 7-10 days. The plan seems to change several times a day.
In the meantime, I’m balancing taking care of four children, trying to bring more financial stability to my poetry comics and writing career, taking care of our house stuff, and being with Becky in the hospital as much as possible.
While it has been a lot, and I have shed more than a few tears, I have found that my current spiritual and creative practices have done much more to bring me peace and inner stability than anything I’ve ever experienced in prior times of chaos like this.
I have even more faith in the idea that poetry heals than ever before.
My daily posts are back, and the paid subscriptions have been unpaused. In the coming days and weeks, you will be getting more essays and a wider variety of poems and comics—however, haiku will still be my primary form.
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P.S. This Bowie song was playing in the background while I wrote this post, and it reminded me that these are our golden years:
I'm glad your back! I hope things continue to even out for you and your family.
Stay strong my friend and I hope Becky recovers quickly.