spaceship no future

poetry

@#$%&?!!!

If you know your Genesis 2:19, you know that, though God kept the rivers for himself, Adam’s first job was to find a name for every beast of the field and every fowl of the air. A thing may be merely corporeal, but it isn’t truly real until there’s a word for it. And so “there’s a word for that” is never an unwelcome phrase. It’s trivia that you always want to know. Take something like @#$%&?!!!, the string of symbols conventionally used in comic strips to denote unprintable…

in the interest of equal time

Prudence is a rich ugly old maid courted by Incapacity. The pride of the peacock is the glory of God. The wrath of the lion is the wisdom of God. The tygers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction. When thou seest an Eagle, thou seest a portion of Genius. Lift up thy head! Exuberance is Beauty….

Stupid Little Borders

…stupid religions. Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting, The soul that rises with us, our life’s star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar; Not in entire forgetfulness, And not in utter nakedness, But trailing clouds of glory do we come From God, who is our home. - William Wordsworth (when i visited Houston, i saw Brian, and an old friend - Peter Z - who was just diagnosed with HCM…) (reunions. it makes me think of the borges - Being with you and not…

poetry ‘86 (repeat to fade)

wham! is always newsworthy, non? now reach up high and touch your soul the boys from Wham! will help you reach that goalit’s gonna break your mama’s heart (so sad) it’s gonna break your daddy’s heart (too bad) just throw the dice and take my advice ‘cos i know that you’re smart can you dig this thing? (YEAH!) are you gonna get down? (YEAH!) say wham! WHAM! say bam! BAM!…