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#DeathLife: Breaking Open

By Beth | Nov 21, 2017

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen, Anthem The Japanese practice an art called kintsukuroi, in which pieces of pottery that have been broken are repaired with lacquer mixed with powder made from precious metals.…

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#DeathLife: Getting Started

By Beth | Sep 21, 2017

I think Thomas Lynchi is right. I think ‘undertaker’ is the term I like best. We don’t use it anymore, of course. No: over the decades since its use we grew fond of slick packaging, of square edges and sealed pouches and no connection at all with where things came from, and the inevitability of…

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