smell of gunpowder
"I am interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos-especially activity that seems to have no meaning. it seems to me to be the road toward freedom..."
"I have always loved the gaps, the spaces between things, as much as the things. I love staring, pondering, mulling, puttering. I love the times when someone or something is late—there’s that rich possibility of noticing more, in the meantime…Poetry calls us to pause. There is so much we overlook, while the abundance around us continues to shimmer, on its own."
Naomi Shihab Nye, from