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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Diagonally…

Don’t be too afraid of criticism or being ‘wrong’. Whatever crosses you out brings you to your queer lineage. Whatever crosses you out complements you, and reminds you that no one stands up straight and tall upon the world. We stand diagonally.

Dreams

Thinking about thinking is difficult. Not to mention thinking about dreaming. Considering that we spend most of our lives in dream states – experiencing the sometimes vivid, sometimes vague images, thoughts and feelings that beleaguer us when we sleep – it might be baffling to many that we do not quite know why we dream. …Continue Reading >>>

Living in a crease

As a severely introverted hyper-idealistic undergrad-nerd in the university, I had a curious practice of sticking to my schedule – even if it meant losing a limb. Early in the morning, in my journal – which was written to an imaginary Palestinian Islamic cleric named Flavius Josephus (he was Islamic because I wanted a conversation …Continue Reading >>>

Surviving in the middle

This is the most beautiful animation short film I’ve seen. Probably ever. And I realize that sounds hyperbolic. But yes, hyperbole counts too. There are no words spoken in this short about a plane crash survivor and his loyal dog, but the camera work, the dreamy animation style, the way the focus thrusts you in …Continue Reading >>>

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Falling might very well be flying – without the tyranny of coordinates.