Oh, you want praise and recognition and above all money. But if that was your true motive, you would have done something else. All this fame and honor is a very nice thing, as long as you don’t believe it. – Howard Nemerov
Reading: Jane by Howard Moss
porn is the betrayed idyll
that came looking for itself
Donald Trump as seen by a 5 year old
I fell in love three times
What is context?
Simple focus exercise
Type one thing and say something else. For example, type the word ‘blue’ while you say ‘red’. You can almost feel how your brain is creating new neuronal connections when you do this.
A Meditation on power
Reading: Mother by L.E. Sissman
L.E. Sissman (1928-1976) was a child prodigy who won the National Spelling Bee. He had a typical American middle class career in a time when that was still possible, but he also had the calling of a poet. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins’ disease in the late sixties, which inspired him to write prolifically: I. …