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Thursday, January 26, 2006

The Pools by Charlotte Joko Beck

Interesting article:

"The first and uncomfortable years of sitting make it clearer and clearer that my desire is to be irritated or angry (separate). That's almost all I have known as a means to preserve and protect what I think is my identity. With continued avareness, it dawns that there is only one person who can irritate me or make me feel lonely and depressed, and it is myself -- myself as a false identity."


Blogger Gareth said...

Thanks Mark, nice link :)

1:17 PM  
Blogger Maddy said...

I am just learning - not
through intellect unfortunately-
so much easier that way -
that the battles are always
with ourselves.

2:08 AM  

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