In the Now
May28

In the Now

We are not the opposition We are the origin We are not the future our strength is in the eternal now Our someday will never come by waiting for it but by being it We don’t have to wait Until we can be in charge again What we are now is our message and policy We do not have to vote to be what we want There has never been a tomorrow only a series of todays Today I declare peace to every man, woman and variation thereof Today I...

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The Grand Canyon, for Risë
Feb17

The Grand Canyon, for Risë

It may seem surprising but when I got this house I didn’t know it was right next to the Grand Canyon I got here at night, after long travel in other states and other stories and this was to be my last stop It was only some years later that I learned that this house is right by the Grand Canyon I walked out back one day and what started out as a sort of crack of light when I got closer turned out to be a deep silence, with eons...

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Roxie and Ted discuss whether to go out

Ted: I’m going out (goes out) Roxie: I could go out. I might go out. I went out just yesterday. I note that Teddy went out. Wait I have to lick my paw (licks). Roxie: Where was I? Oh, I’m sitting here right by the window, looking out. (sees human walking by) Roxie: Hey, human, could I go out? (meows). Roxie: Okay, so the human has opened the door. Yes, I was thinking of going out. But then, I’m still up here on the window sill. That...

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The cost
Jun24

The cost

There is a cost in growing older than 10, than 27 than 47, or more, because You never know when tears may fall over a lost one eyed rabbit over a shy girlfriend moved to Osceola over a marriage drifting off to San Francisco There is a cost in adding experience to intention, arriving at a sort of wisdom, because with that strength you gain a weakness, since tears may fall over an old letter a baby toy off to Goodwill and one more smile...

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For Finn

When you walk off the dock and die you sink beneath the water and the part of the dock closest to land separates from the end and floats away and then there is a gap between the shore and the remaining dock, out there and we cannot follow you When you walk off the dock, because that is your purpose and die we stand by the shore in wonder that you have sunk out of sight It’s not that we can rescue you Rescue efforts were made, long ago...

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Feed the Venus

Sometimes you have to feed the Venus it can’t all be html and CSS Sometimes you have fill your heart with magical pools reflecting trees full of fireflies​ It can’t all be investor research and proper annuity language Sometimes you have to feed the Venus with gold sparkle rippling your way from the sun on the rise or set across the ocean It can’t all be selectional restrictions and strict subcategorization Sometimes...

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