5/3/09

butterfly is still emerging

on a day when each dream was too slow, or not at all, "butterfly is still emerging" was the front page headline of the san francisco newspaper that was in every driveway/lawn of the street on which i was jogging. and because i believe in signs, that sign is now taped to the back of my bedroom door so that when i beg, "when, dear god, when?", i might remember to look up, away from my angst, and see that it's all in process after all.

i am here: sorting it through, anticipating the what is next. and this summer: my short story, "unaddressed," appears in the special fiction issue of the antioch review.

i haven't had patience as a virtue, but now am ready to try.

4 comments:

Lisa said...

I am so happy to finally hear from you! Congratulations on the Antioch Review. I hope things are going well for you out there in the city by the bay.

iyan and egusi soup: said...

lisa, lisa! you're almost always first. thank you. :) things have been up/down/up in san francisco, but i am suuure i am supposed to be here, and i continue to love this city...

jamey said...

welcome back, butterfly. spread your wings...congrats on the publication! onward...

Pocho said...

Glad to see you're finally settling down in San Fran. mil besos.