It’s 5 am. I’m wide awake again. In the dark, I hear my wife breathing beside me, sound asleep. I close my eyes, take deep breaths, and try to empty my mind. It never works. I can’t stop the thoughts. How did I get here? Last year, I turned forty and stopped being able to... Continue Reading →
And did you get what you wanted from this life, even so? I did. And what did you want? To call myself beloved, to feel myself beloved on the earth.