Behemoth and Leviathan: A Naughty Hippo and His Fierce Crocodile
The broad-backed hippopotamus
Rests on his belly in the mud;
Although he seems so firm to us
He is merely flesh and blood.
The entire world looked back at me from the endless depths of the beast’s black eyes. In that moment, reality seemed flexible. After all, my search had spanned over half my life — two decades of sleepless nights and fallen comrades. There have been those who doubted me, those who pushed me forward. None of it…
The Civil Service is an interesting phenomenon. Interesting in the terms that gut flora is an interesting phenomenon in the human body. Often ignored, I learned a few weeks back how essential gut flora is to the running of my body. Once my good bugs died, the bad bugs and my body just…