the orange peels that were once yours
On good loss, Faye Driscoll, art that lasts, the meaning of things, etc
A few weeks ago a note came in from the Lost Things Email Hotline that questioned the negative implication in the word “loss.”
but really, think of all the trash you've accumulated in your life, all the papers and orange peels that were once yours.
Of course, of course. Good loss. The mandarin skins shed all winter. Hoarding anything just is a backwards…