On Talent

I first got the idea about two months ago to write a post exploring the relationship between creativity and talent. Following an insightful and thought-provoking conversation with Nitin from There Will Come Soft Rains, I sensed I was close to forming a definitive opinion on the subject, one that, falling line in with more traditional [...]

Off Channel

My latest experiment in collage art, "Off Channel." Several images in this collage came from a 1945 issue of Life magazine (pasted on a 12x12" paint swatch). The magazine, which I was so looking forward to receiving, came in a bundle of three vintage magazines I had ordered from a private seller in Vancouver, BC [...]

Lady Unknown

sit & script first mystery: lady unknown there was a time in our uncertain future when everything was cared for world from infinite mellow mother moons & metaphors bolder than myths of knowledge dank swarming streets test tubes & radical disbelief a child cries a lizard makes holes at the sun eats the night with [...]

Sunflower

inside of myself is sunflower prayer dancer unswept pasture awakens changes drinks like children of scientific spring elixirs electrodes & intellectual freedom wild words & slow confusion runs through streets hides among women & birds interludes for dead

Promenade

This post was formatted to reflect an original journal entry. 5/10/20 A slow, easy, reflective Sunday. Yoga and some much-needed outdoor time. I can’t wait to go camping. Soon. Have this grand idea of going off the grid for a little while. Heading up into the mountains and losing myself in the stillness. A reclamation of [...]

Stars on a Shelf

there are galaxies in stars not just the mention of it cosmic efforts at daylight and faithfully departing god now in the process of bargaining for civilization the sky glitters like a hammer (only we would choose between carbon and the moon) we are stardust and golden and possible life I've felt a bit awkward [...]

Boots Underground

there’s an idea that invisible people are where we belong in real time the primordial magic of wine cannon balls crystal ships & pirates in history this is the quest for paradise the animal fury of contact a monograph of enemies brass elephants & boots underground their footprints have been buried & their hearts are [...]

Another Chance at Paradise

My latest experiment in collage art, "Another Chance at Paradise". I am beginning to get the desire to write poetry again, in addition to exploring my thoughts on some important issues related to creativity. Namely, the idea, as reflected in this blog's tagline, of being a master of none. Of coming to understand oneself, in [...]