Thursday, August 11, 2022
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
He winced. Then smiled. As did the technician. Said, "We don't say that here." Laughed. "That's some dark humor."
I said, "I'm from Brooklyn. Comes with the neighborhood."
He'd been telling me that 97% of the surgeries go fine. But there is a chance of not-good outcome, or even blindness. No 100% guarantee.
I asked, "In the case of blindness, do you sell eye-patches?"
Wince, smile, chuckle followed. Then, I suspect, compulsory wiping the slate clean of such (as he called it) "dark humor."
August 10th, 2022
The myriad differences
Resolved by sitting,
All doors opened.
In this still place
I follow my nature,
Be what it may.
From the one hundred flowers
I wander freely,
The soaring cliff my hall of meditation
Meditation considers everything.
It's why meditation is not high on the list of preferred activities.
Their questionnaire ask what hobbies I had.
I neglected to list meditation.
Falling off cliffs must be considered.