Posts made in December, 2014

Blog # 12: 2014: the Year in Review

Blog # 12:  2014: the Year in Review

  New Year’s Eve… and, once upon a time, I would have encapsulated all my thoughts and feelings on the subject—the passage of time: refuse through which the past has dragged me; elusive hopes of the present; sought after (and most probably futile) dreams of the future… all that rot—but… (well, actually, that was fairly poetic… just nevermind.)   But poetry is such crap nowadays, isn’t...

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Blog # 11: the Xmas Blog

Blog # 11:  the Xmas Blog

  The Bounty of Xmas   “No!  No!” said the preacher’s daughter; “Don’t touch me there!  Don’t do it!  Don’t do it!”   But then we did it anyway— in the rectory…   and I made her scream: “Stop!  Stop, you freak!   Quit licking my eyes!!” So I put my clothes on and left…   —And with the spring there shall come the...

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Blog # 10: The Misanthrope (part 1)

Blog # 10: The Misanthrope  (part 1)

  ‘Til Tomorrow   Staring, eyeless, into the void of Death— a thread of corporeity, clinging, all that holds me back. This finite life overflows with dark matter… all I have never been. Oppression of passing time suffocates— but eternity would not be enough, and ‘til tomorrow takes too long.     CANTO I:  Bohemian Rhapsody   They don’t care… most of them don’t even know—...

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Blog # 9: Random Notes I Found on My Coffee Table (part 1)

Blog # 9: Random Notes I Found on My Coffee Table  (part 1)

  1)  Putin, w/ shirt off, riding Sarah Palin through Alaska… he’s pointing off into the distance saying “Look, Sarah, I can see your house!”  [save for when Russia invades]   2)  People are whores — because our corporeity makes us dead inside, and we crave anything that will allow us some semblance of Life…   3)  “Then… no time at all has passed?!  But the ghosts — those lying,...

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Blog #8: incidental aside: ‘Natalya’s Tale’

Blog #8: incidental aside: ‘Natalya’s Tale’

  Regarding my first (finished, but as yet unpublished) novel—entitled ‘Natalya’s Tale’—I thought of a good way to describe it…  Mostly, when asked what it’s about, I have a rather long-winded spiel along the lines of: “You know how in Arthurian legends, a knight travels around having adventures?  He goes off on a quest, and along the way he meets a variety of strange characters—battling...

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