I sit in a place & while I sit in this place — a place of stagnancy — stagnant in a place — I am

aware of a [or] the multitude of other places which exist in this world of places — so many

places, so many places connected, one place with a direct path to another place, a place entirely

different or perhaps a place so similar it’s inexplicably strange. Places upon places within places

without places. Here we are, in a place. A physical place. Mental place. Emotional place.

Surrounding place. Space. I sit in [a] space. I am speaking of acknowledgment of spaces and

places holding stories. There are so many stories in the world.