57 ways how I grew my blog exponentially and you won’t believe what happens next
From September 2017 until May 2018 the number of views per month increased exponentially. I posted every day: essays, poems,
I have the best morning routine. It's an exceptional morning routine. It's quick and new and 'smart'. You do this morning routine, it will blow people out of the water. They'll never see it coming! It's the number one routine. The absolute best. There is a healthy brain guru named Jim Kwik who is peddling ...
"Said Hamlet to Ophelia, I'll draw a sketch of thee, What kind of pencil shall I use? 2B or not 2B?" - Spike Milligan
Reading: White Comedy by Benjamin Zephaniah
Benjamin * kitschy, mawkish, gooey, schmaltzy, bathetic, hokey.
Aristotle and death
Death is the end, yet not the purpose of life, Aristotle said. But when you die it has to be done right the first time. The way you die will say a lot about your life. But doing something right implies purpose. What did Aristotle say about this?
porn is the betrayed idyll that came looking for itself
I fell in love three times
A few months ago, in a period of soul-searching that can happen to the best of us, I fell in love three times. I try to be a faithful poetic observer and report to you how exactly that happened. Why did we break up? Was I getting bored? Was I eventually overtaken by fate, that ...
Most obscure poet
I google "most obscure poet" and I find poets whose obscurity has become a brand A certain mr. Puce from a town named Truth and Consequences was engaged in wordplay A lady wrote three poems a day by the time when she was eighty the boxes had reached the ceiling Meanwhile, a child knows obscurity ...
We say to 'rise' to fame and to 'fall' in love. Correction. We fall in fame and we rise to love.
The venerated veal reared to reveal a real venereal ordeal.
A poet is a lazy philosopher - K. Choi, lazy poet
Dear Miru, Your calculating is improving and you actually like it. We play with numbers together. Two times ten is twenty. Six plus five is eleven. Ten minus 2 equals eight. It is all very playful. You learn how to figure out calculations by making drawings of dots, lines, squares on the whiteboard. You don't ...
Phallacy (m) - A fallacy caused by phallogocentric contemplation, or, in colloquial terms, thinking with one's dick
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life — Terry Pratchett
Well, if it's a choice between my personal interest and the good of my country, how can I waver? No one shall say Ninotchka was a bad Russian. - Ernst Lubitsch, Ninotchka
For maggots, happiness is just around the coroner
Disclaimer for my new book: Don't read while driving, operating heavy machinery or when you suffer from incontinence.
How a slew of privileges earned me a Basic Income
I don't think it's because I am white. My online clients don't always see my profile photos and my first name, Kamiel, doesn't radiate whiteness unequivocally, while my inofficial surname, Choi (최) is unambiguously Korean. Though the name might play a role, I am sure there are other factors. I was once given two academic ...
The obsession with equality, forged in the boredom of the post-war world order, has spawned concepts like