10.07.2017

healing art

He healed before the scars could remember where to leave their marks.

8.18.2017

scary stuff

You live on earth, and yet the religious try to frighten you with their stories of hell.

7.13.2017

things at hand

We take our omens where we can find them.

7.02.2017

utopia undone

What is human ruins the ideal commune.

6.01.2017

heliocentric heresy

Our sun but a little night light in the universe.

5.14.2017

focal point

Remember your power is concentrated in that corner they backed you into.

4.02.2017

fall open

Our arms seem to open widest when we’re falling.

3.24.2017

easy to turn

The contrarian proposes nothing.

3.04.2017

facedeck

Shuffle the faces.

2.25.2017

memory in the middle

Experience forms memory and memory shapes experience.

2.04.2017

word became flesh

The image was only words in the moment it became experience.

only moment to moment

Experience is nothing without memory.

1.31.2017

just an ankle bracelet

He’d led a charmed life on the chain gang.

1.17.2017

no one thing

It’s a mistake to talk of Americans as though one people, or to speak of the USA as though one country. We the people: Are many peoples and many notions of a nation, uneasily held together.

12.21.2016

behind me, beyond that

True maturity involves transcending one’s own cultural milieu.

12.04.2016

capital job, china

China is capitalism’s dream country: A nation with no political freedom that can make goods at a low price point.

11.28.2016

after shock

If after death I somehow retain consciousness, I’ll realize at that moment how absurd life really was.

10.26.2016

safe passage

I was so in love with my life I didn’t see it passing.

9.01.2016

turned years

I noticed just today that some years ago I must have passed from youth to age.

8.28.2016

blitzcleg

Singed by the limelight

8.24.2016

animal extraordinaire

Wake up each day and know yourself as the miracle beast.

8.21.2016

close quarters

The family pictures are developing sharp elbows as they compete with books for space and attention on my bookshelves.

8.11.2016

matter of scale

The self can be a cup or a cosmos.

7.23.2016

color chart

For the poor the use of color can be substitute for prosperity, for the rich it serves as proof they still have blood.

7.14.2016

give deservedly

He proved it possible to squander money on charitable causes.

7.13.2016

over before it began

His whole life seemed preparatory, and then it was over.

7.02.2016

not worth the risk

Adventurers and daredevils know that money is too unimportant to gamble with.

6.26.2016

people problem

Any system/bureaucracy takes on the worst characteristics of its managers.

6.21.2016

dead headstones

A cemetery is a waste of the landscape. All the headstones written in the dead language of those names.

6.13.2016

national resource

An equitable and well-administered law should be counted as a national treasure.

6.04.2016

pieced together

All politicians become Frankenstein monsters made of the body parts of special interests.

5.28.2016

me as we

There are persons who are nothing outside the company of others.

5.15.2016

haute couture

Fashion: If you’re young and beautiful you can wear anything or nothing at all.

4.21.2016

gonna get me

Narcissism is at the heart of most conspiracy theories.

4.17.2016

upon reflection

Chance can always be arranged into pattern in retrospect.

3.18.2016

low tech reflection

I crouched down for a momentary selfie in a puddle.

3.06.2016

certain persons excluded

Americans demand the right of privacy for everyone except their celebrities.

1.30.2016

not random anyway

Best to be consistent in one’s errors.

1.26.2016

more than aesthetics

Evil, it could be said, is the inability to experience beauty.

12.06.2015

first things first

When a consumer says, “That’s to die for,” the capitalist says, “Not yet, you must pay for it first.”