Zachary Forrest y Salazar

Zachary Forrest y Salazar

Santa Barbara, CA
What good is it to gain the whole world but lose

What good is it to gain the whole world but lose

Being poor and then being successful, the experience has made everything so clear to me. We're doing it all wrong. And I can't stop thinking how to do it better. Maybe not for the entire world, maybe change just starts with me, but I have no idea what that should look like and I need to know.
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The Hospital de Sant Pau i de la Santa Creu is an early-16th-century building in Barcelona.

The End of Things

If you've ever seen my Instagram account, you might notice that I'm rarely featured in the pictures I post. Or
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The Prophets

The Prophets

So Ezekiel cooked his food over human shit & I think about Michelin chefs, how the really good ones are peculiar–
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Drawings of white circles with black outlines that looks like a crude emoji of a heart, a smile, or a thumbs up.

I hate the Internet, the way it pretends to be your friend

The older I get, the more I realize that back in college, when I was trying to figure out what to do for a career, I let my insurmountable fear of being poor get the better of me. Code starts to die the moment you write it. I should have been (should be?) a poet.
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Columbo standing in a crowd of people.

Columbo & Covid

Watching Columbo and even more recent shows that pretend Covid doesn't exist, I am, at first, nostalgic for the world before the pandemic. It's not long until my mind turns to wondering when the anxiety and trauma will leave our bodies.
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