Post pandemic life choices

The cistern on Buffalo bayou

As we create our post pandemic life and culture, it is a time for affirmation and/or punctuation and/or disruption:

https://apple.news/Ah1yDfN-yRvKOfjgLzfwZ6Q

The article finishes with:

“In his “Poetry of Departures,” the English poet Philip Larkin wrote about a man who walked away from a life he disliked.
Sometimes you hear, fifth-hand,


As epitaph:

He chucked up everything

And just cleared off,

And always the voice will sound

Certain you approve

This audaciousness, purifying,

Elemental move.

This fearless adventurer doesn’t have to be someone you hear about fifth-hand—or even secondhand, as in the case of my friend. You have a choice…”

The cistern on Buffalo bayou

anyday

“I guess you can’t really see the wind
it just comes in and fills the space
and everytime something moves
you think that you have seen its face”

– “ANYDAY“ Ani DiFranco