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Hi! I have not been writing in quite awhile, but I am feeling the words stirring again. I hope to have something interesting to say before too long on the blog.
And in the end . . . She’s just something that happened, an event like any other, ephemeral like that sun on the skin or a sudden startling sound across the quiet room. But even I am not me anymore, … Continue reading
This is what it is to be in our time, to be openly anonymous, to hide nothing and in this exposure to be unseen. Visible invisibility is visibly invisible. I can see that you aren’t there and never were.
What original sin? We search for some novelty and we find such banality. Where is transgression and where is the new? There is no original sin and never was. The possibilities are as exhausted as I am . What if … Continue reading
How do you express your life without being self-important when the only important self is your self? It is, this life, it is, but it isn’t until you say it is. In the beginning was the word. But if unheard … Continue reading
I am this shadow lover, this eternal present, this one who does not exist this one here with you here tonight as you dream about someone past and . . . and future? I am not . . . and … Continue reading
There are the all subtle, and not subtle, pleasures of anger and pleasures of hate. But what do you do . . . . . . what do you do? . . . when you begin to see that there … Continue reading
I have been so busy with life that I have not posted in awhile. So until I can put some new work together, I think I will post this great song by The .357 String Band, “The Days Engrave.” It … Continue reading