Meditations
Fiction

Meditations

Sometimes, you close your eyes, and imagine the world within as a garden. You try to sow the seeds that sprout empathy and kindness. But, at times, you feel worn down, angry and resentful, and you become a brooding gardener. In your misery, you yearn to clutch closely to, obsessively nurture, and lovingly develop your … Continue reading

Two Old Men and A Fish
Fiction

Two Old Men and A Fish

One night, a fish swims to the surface. Its head breaks the lake’s calm, casting thin ripples across the water. After taking a moment to catch its breath—for swimming upwards is hard work—the fish looks around and spots two men on the shore. They are counting bottle caps. “My son doesn’t love me,” the old man with … Continue reading