1. “The Grapes Of My Body Can Only Become Wine” by Rumi

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    September 16, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      (Translation by Andrew Harvey)   The grapes of my body can only become wineAfter the winemaker tramples me.I surrender …
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  2. Expiration Date

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    August 11, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      I think one of the most tragic habits we carry as people is to carry expectations of infinity for …
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  3. What I Want From You But I Can’t Have

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    April 4, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      What I want from you is your leg tangled in mine and your fingers wrapped in my hair and …
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  4. The Not Enough Blah Blah Blah

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    April 1, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      You know the drill.  This is the part about how it is the journey and not the destination.  How …
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  5. “Chambers”

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    March 31, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      There are too many locked chambers in my chest With no key How do you get in When I …
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  6. Holding Pattern

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    February 27, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      There are many great tragedies.  They take many forms, and you can point them out because some of them …
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  7. A Story That’s True and Produces Untruths

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    February 7, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      Dallas, early 1980s.  The biggest thing from a texture standpoint was the carpet.  It was shag, and so the …
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