Tag Archive | hope

The Tower of Together

Water is epic. Born in water, made of water, dependent upon it yet unable to live freely in it, drawn toward it, mesmerized, yet wary, even terrified, powerlessness in power. Water is primal, essential…epic. In its own way, so is adolescence, that tsunami stage of life where one is pulled out to sea, pulled under, […]

In the Jaws of the Crocodile; or, the Terror of Hope

In the Jaws of the Crocodile; or, the Terror of Hope            Whenever I think about death and fear, I think about nature documentaries–not the fuzzy happy-ending, family-friendly kind, but those brutally unflinching narratives of survival in which the only outcome is eat or be eaten. And whenever I think about nature documentaries, I think […]