Hopewell Bay

1. A confession: I fell in love with grief. Not a single grievance, but grief. 2. Cysplatinum (cisplatin). The word liquid silver, iridescent, lovely and cool as water. But it’s quicksilver, arrowed at fast growing cells. Hot and unforgiving when it enters a vein. In vivo, it binds and crosslinks DNA, triggers apoptosis (programmed cell…

Forecast

Crazy weather. Look out over the bay after the daylong storm that should have cleared the air but didn’t. The haze so dense if I was not seated, solid in this chair, I could believe the way upward and the way downward are the same. Perhaps I believe that anyway. I write here in lantern…