I moved to Japan in May 2004. While I took a lot from my time in Japan,
it’s the tiniest, most apparently innocuous piece of
my experience in Japan that’s
filled my heart
Growing up in profound trauma, I also grew up far outside my body:
Things happened to my body in the physical plane, but none of that mattered
to my mind, which subsisted on words and insights untouched by physical sensations.
While living in Japan, I found there was one activity that brought all of me together for a few minutes at a time: Continue reading “drying in the sun”