Author: Mark S. Meritt

Lost, Found: That Sinking Feeling

Yes, I haven’t written about Lost for ages. Yes, I’ve procrastinated across the better part of the entire series in what was intended to be episode by episode commentary. Yes, this isn’t an episode-specific commentary. Yes, I realize nobody probably…

Still Life

His child will soon come He fills vase with mum Brightly drawn Still life The child is dead born It won’t see the morn It is gone Still life He lets the child leave He lets himself grieve He moves…

Meditation on Doing Nothing

I’d heard about a Buddhist meditation group about 1.5 years ago. Specifically, it’s a Vipassana meditation group, which means it’s about insight meditation. I’d put it off for a while, but several weeks ago I decided I’d like to try…

Lost, Found: Raised By Another

Claire dreams of her baby’s disappearance. In the dream, Locke says, “It was your respnsibility but you gave him away, Claire. Everyone pays the price now.” She goes through the crib, only to get blood on her hands. This episode…

Lost, Found: Solitary

The survivors can travel with each other, they can bond with others, and they can do so all the more effectively through and after their journeys, but each individual journey is a solitary one. Sayid finds the cable to the…