William Michaelian

Poems, Notes, and Drawings


With practice, there comes trust and confidence in one’s own footing; a rocky path and its frequently changing grades is a joy and a meditation; there is no need to survive or prove or conquer; there is only the path, and there is not the path, but a kind of spirit-communion and spirit-passing; a presence, and not a presence. The same may be said of drawing and writing, or of sitting with one’s dear old mother, after her mind has flown. There is talk in the room, and there is silence; a smile; a groan; the breath to carry on.

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