• Meditations on Sawdust

    8 days ago - By Open Space

    The Room
    The battle between wanting to be social vs. comfort in being alone, wanting to fit in vs. misanthropy; that age where you decide if you should go outside and do what your peers are doing or stay in and work on an introspective, time-consuming craft.
    My parents had a couple friends but not many, or they kept them at bay. A pool table in the house meant occasional small gatherings in our home, not having to worry about how much they drank. But these were few and far between. I would wake up and complain about the noise, yet ultimately I adopted their tendency toward staying in. I...
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