The Contemplative Heretic

  • A blessing for the summer

    May 1, 2022 by

    Packed with expectationTime feels unlimitedAs though it was not just 12 weeksBut an infinite number of days and hoursWhere I will catch up on every good thingHave unquantifiable amounts of funEnjoy my leisure to the fullest InsteadMy anxiety takes up residenceForces me to sit withUnanswerable questionsUntil I am overwhelmedWith imposter syndromeWhich I medicate with ice… Read more

  • Burnout

    April 1, 2022 by

    I am unlearningA practice of productivityAchievementThat does not relyOn me breaking myself openLetting all of my vital partsHang outOnly to be leftWith the painful processOf gathering my organs back upAnd stitching myself back togetherHealing slowlyRepeating the breakingJust after healing I am paying closer attentionTo those pre-break momentsWhen I hear somethingRipOr snap internallyOr feel my innards… Read more

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