We Coup, Bro?: An Ode to General Mark Milley, With Duty and Squalor

There's a man in an leather chair, jacket unbuttoned, in a shadow bearding onto past midnight, 5 o'clock and the last call for punching out - all the work-a-day seems years ago Now he sits, almost self-assured, in the midst of a harried mess; Sipping a glass of something steadying and resolving, to write down … Continue reading We Coup, Bro?: An Ode to General Mark Milley, With Duty and Squalor

The Geometrical Concerns of An Inconstant Heart

I wander around this compartment - this house that wishes it were home And the lines are weary and trace displacement, the cartographer is not master of his art Either, or, the building is bereavement, a place they put him, and depart, He takes his compass, it weighs heavy, the moral, protracted, angles too... uh.. … Continue reading The Geometrical Concerns of An Inconstant Heart

The Spright Who Lives Between The Wall and the Door: A Poem, Based on Readings of Timothy Leary’s biography by Robert Greenfield

“The man who comes back through the Door in the Wall will never be quite the same as the man who went out. He will be wiser but less sure, happier but less self-satisfied, humbler in acknowledging his ignorance yet better equipped to understand the relationship of words to things, of systematic reasoning to the … Continue reading The Spright Who Lives Between The Wall and the Door: A Poem, Based on Readings of Timothy Leary’s biography by Robert Greenfield

I Like Girls Who Are Quiet

Some men see things as they are and ask, ""Why?"" Some dream things that never were and ask, ""Why not?" Some look at what's left and say, "what happened?" Some look back and say, "what do you want from me?" as they walk, gone. Some see a bird fly and dream wings' construction Some get right to the delicate … Continue reading I Like Girls Who Are Quiet

Deleted Comments From The Underground

Waiting out a three-day social media ban While the newly installed compromise government sends rockets overhead We ousted the extremist No more need to worry yourself, Go back to sleep, it’s just the usual deal Rank death on the installment plan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVTsBaqiNIg You know you’re a degenerate, when they ban you for the truths you … Continue reading Deleted Comments From The Underground

The Smart Ass With the Mule’s Beastly Burdenous Eyes

These eyes you sold me upon entry into this contract To be human is to err So divine to Abreact The layaway plan for entry unto heaven It seems like such a good deal, for the one deep in conversation with the salesman of the world I wake up sometimes, just to puke up my … Continue reading The Smart Ass With the Mule’s Beastly Burdenous Eyes

5.04.2020>Daily Walk / Video Diary / Monday Monarch Writing Meeting / Finish Roadside Picnic

Our writing group The Monarch Writers had our meeting (virtual) this evening. Had a few readings and a good discussion. We're working on a prompt for the month of May regarding spiritual discipline, how the lockdown has forced awareness of strictures that were already there, now more apparent, leading to a stronger sense of self-direction. … Continue reading 5.04.2020>Daily Walk / Video Diary / Monday Monarch Writing Meeting / Finish Roadside Picnic