March 25th, 2008



Yesterday morning
just after waking up
walking in the grass
I slipped on a hidden lava rock
and ripped my foot open

so it kinda hurts to walk
not unbearable
but enough to slow me down
and dissuade me from long hikes

there is some terrible and virulent bacteria in the water here that
can cause horrible infections
if you have an open wound

I've been resting
I guess I'm here to rest...

only slightly sunburned
I'll head back out to the nude beach again today
late in the sun
stay in the shade...

I'd wanted to be in the the ocean everyday...
hope it heals up quick


my shoulder

... slightly sunburned
and I stabbed it with a branch
here in the warren

the sun on it
the burning
the pain of the little scrape

I reach up to feel it
and am surprised at how large my shoulder is now

I'm becomming a man

(if a Man means to get larger with time
falicy or not
that's how I've always imagined it)