Sunday, November 22, 2009


Thought I'd leave that "poet" mistype in!

Tired night so not as much of an improvement as the past few days trying to type. But still what a long way to have come already. (Typing with my left finger is faster). Also was able to read a paragraph out of a TIME to myself for the first time silently (I got back being able to read out loud a few days ago).

Unfortunately (phew, that was a chore to get right), the article was about Sarah Palin. How did it ever come to this. Oh well, out of my control.

(PS: I feel almost guilty for all the concern and worry I've caused family and friends. A kind of survivor's guilt thing, which is interesting. But mostly the calm of not being able to control events beyond the moment. The ultimate spiritual surrender.)



Blogger bandit said...

Who ever said we were in conrol of anything in the first place? Now, really!

I still can't spell occaissonally-something like that.

November 22, 2009 at 9:23:00 PM EST  
Blogger harryn said...

slow and steady - one step at a time ...
love to you Michael ...

November 23, 2009 at 6:35:00 AM EST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Michael---remember: they cut the guilt out, and so should you. TPW

November 23, 2009 at 10:02:00 AM EST  
Blogger AlexG said...

so good to observe the progress.

November 23, 2009 at 10:43:00 AM EST  
Anonymous The Kid said...

no need for the guilt on my behalf - I'm just sucking up hoping for a good grade in workshop

November 23, 2009 at 12:10:00 PM EST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Found your site through this link

I wish you a speedy recovery! :)

Christine Palma
KXLU Los Angeles

November 23, 2009 at 1:18:00 PM EST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

via my daily fix at LA Observed I am sending you my best wishes. Hire a kid to type for you so you can spend your energy on the thinkig/creating part.

November 23, 2009 at 1:57:00 PM EST  
Blogger Ken Mac said...

i too wish you a speedy and blessed recovery. It took me a full month to get back to blogging after my surgery!!

November 23, 2009 at 3:01:00 PM EST  
Blogger William said...

Hello Michael,

I don't read many blogs, but upon checking yours, I find the news of your surgery. I wish you a full recovery and redoubled strength by the time you read with Ray at the Poetry Project. In my books, that has to rank as THE reading of 2010.

I'm sure you'll savor this Thanksgiving.

Bill (Mohr)

November 24, 2009 at 5:49:00 AM EST  

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