Less than the Least

Entries from Less than the Least tagged with 'pain'

A Pain Poem--Stuntz

Recently, I stumbled across this wonderful and sad poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay. It’s the best description I’ve ever read or heard of living with chronic pain:   And must I then, indeed, Pain, live with you All through my...

Pain and Ugliness-- Stuntz

Physical pain hurts, ugly things look bad, nasty smells smell nasty. What do these basic realities have to do with one another? I’m pretty sure the conventional response is: not much. Ugliness is an aesthetic judgment, and aesthetics seem somehow...

On Being Weary-- Stuntz

I’m unbelievably tired these days, and I know I’ll feel more so after this week’s surgery. I’m tired from the drugs I take, tired from the pain in my back and leg, and now tired from the tumor inside me....

Welcome

Greetings, and welcome to those who have found their way to this site. I have no experience at blogging, so I’m not quite sure how to begin. But a bit of autobiography seems in order. Like David, I’m a law...