Whatís that Buddhist teaching again
about having to live again what
get right the first time around? Life is
How can you forget that
when all around you the reminders
holding themselves up
on their ragged crutches
like road signs
our perfect wretchedness.
You keep driving past at
daydreaming about love and happiness.
Who would go there if he
have to? Remember the first time
you fell in love, how
You were sick for months, years.
You were young and
She was beautiful and careless
with your feelings. Now you
almost happy remembering it. Itís
a peculiarity of the
that our own agony broadcast back to us
news, even entertainment.
You had the most violent toothache
the tsunami hitóon a scale
of one to ten your toothache was a