day 14 of 50 a token of trust

Jacqueline: hard to let go of something that is always missing. Amichai: There are two white seashells on the shelf above my bed, collected last summer on an Israeli beach, with a very specific intention that is yet to manifest. They were perfect when I picked them, open fans of symmetrical wrinkles that once perhaps […]

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day 13 of 50 Muscle Toy

Jacqueline: broken catapult found lying in the street. Amichai: One of my favorite books as a child, in Hebrew, was ‘The Voyage to the Island Maybe”, about a bunch of broken toys traveling together to help repair one of the broken dolls. Along the way they discover courage and compassion and the power of transformation. […]

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Day 11 of 50: Sit in a chair that’s maybe broken

Jacqueline: just walk away from it. keep walking… Amichai: 11 days ago we started walking, counting up because an old book says so and a God that does or does not care expects it so and really becasue there is something simple, healthy, healing about a task that is so finite: Something satisfying and potentially […]

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10 of 50: spiral to change

day 10 of 50 Jacqueline: was broken & opened. Amichai: Spirals happen when a circle breaks its perfectly complete orbit and deviates ever so slightly a fraction of a movement to create a curve, a tiny turn that will form, eventually, a spiral and so on and on again. Is this the secret of the […]

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day 9 of 50. Happy And.

day 9 of 50: Jacqueline: I just can’t do this anymore. Amichai: Hugo, an orphan boy with deep blue eyes is weeping, half way through the movie, mourning his broken machine: “I thought that if I fix it I won’t be alone.” And I actually write it down, this fragment of a line that moves me, […]

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