Time can feel like it is standing still when we are suffering. The hourglass is turned sideways, the grains of sand frozen in place.
‘Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.’ – Thomas Merton. Lying in the grass at Julliard, I felt as though . . .
An Island in Harlem
Walking around in Harlem, people hawking their tawdry wares, I am reminded of when my family lived in the British West Indies and I feel that some kind of cycle . . .