Muscle Memory

“Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.” Memory is nothing more than retrospect Nostalgia claiming a significance that isn’t there In and of itself You’re only remembered because another “had” you they had to do something say anything nice at your funeral What of those who never know their mother (they tell usContinue reading “Muscle Memory”

The potential energy of falling bodies

The time has come to an end when inhumanity would surface in the next of kin Walking down the road, barely breathing, sucking wind I never noticed the air could be so far away It’s the nature of this beast whose beady eyes commemorate our scariest monster lies in wait Invisible and wrecking with usualContinue reading “The potential energy of falling bodies”

Thursday dusk arrived slow

Don’t waste your time coz I already did! Quick reviews of the gaps in our apps, human technology. 8 1/2 I disagree with this headline, you’ll see. Letter never sent, part 4 bTake what you need and leave the rest. 7:41 pm cool air finally as we wait on Chicago style pizza with onions soContinue reading “Thursday dusk arrived slow”

Double-edged swords

In any creative discipline, commercial success is a double-edged sword: On the one hand, it activates “the winner effect,” the well-documented psychological phenomenon wherein success breeds more success, or, as Michael Lewis put it, “commercial success makes [things easier], and it also creates pressure to be more of a commercial success”; on the other hand,Continue reading “Double-edged swords”

This is what we do to ourselves

In the end, as human beings, this is what we do. It’s madness, folly and ultimately, in undeniably sensible circles, potentially meaningless. Does the meaningless drive us mad? If one of us is crazy, aren’t we all? The fact that it is in us to completely disavow ourselves from any identifiable features (human speech, ourContinue reading “This is what we do to ourselves”