Charles Bukowski’s poem Roll the Dice tells of the freedom that comes from putting yourself on the line, and holding a line. Go all the way he says, go into that unknown where the footing is questionable, understanding the commitment to not settle for something less than what sets you free is worth the risk, becauseRead More
Ramblings: 5/22/17 – Being a someone, Trump observation, and Problems with social media
How Trump shares the same salesman soul as Arthur Miller’s character in Death of a Salesman.
There is no political grey area, there is only feigned pragmatism. Wet noodle-ism. The grey – the political middle in the American constituency, or what is considered moderate positions, have long been equivocating endorsers of the status quo. In today’s world these are corporate democrats, the Hillary voters who are still buying her shtick, the Republicans whoRead More
The artist still revered, The authenticity dribbles Time aches and wanes across our countenance The consuming over, diaphanous Days bleed with dying grass, starved to dust The light strains, lanky, withered What is left? Art? Science? Matriculated and processed, ends met with progress stomped All trapped in techno legislated fires of control Stillborn thoughts RancidRead More
“No, this is a prolonged insult, a gob of spit in the face of Art, a kick in the pants to God, Man, Destiny, Time, Love, Beauty . . . what you will. I am going to sing for you, a little off key perhaps, but I will sing. I will sing while you croak,Read More
Xeno-byte processes predict binary answers. Facts or no facts. But our words whir as Gödel, Joyce, and Heisenberg describe things do. Triangulated regions known, but vast exactitudes remain unexpressed. I know you’re there but when I arrive all I see is nothing. Hollow pieces with shells and spin charged describe observable outcomes. But who areRead More
I reside in Orlando, a city laden with socio-economic facades which echo the theme park set pieces for which the city is best known – Shiny on the outside and hollow on the inside. If you tilt your head up in the downtown area you’ll see glossy clean structures that speak to affluence, but it’s difficult to ignore the contradictionsRead More