Diary: How to Improve the Text (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)

Diary: How to Improve the Text (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)   John Cage titled his diary, “Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)” (1965), suggesting a zen koan where every move in one direction is a move in another direction. Cage was not too into the game ofContinue reading “Diary: How to Improve the Text (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)”

An Imperfect Imposition

An Imperfect Imposition   Gloss         He goat a haircute,   “Beware enterprises molted a shive,   that require and emptoed the moot.   new clothes.”         He out cast the let   Ruined good tune, down at sup-a-dup   raised to put and unvaled a crune,   breadContinue reading “An Imperfect Imposition”

A Lyrical Poem of Vast Beauty Reluctantly Revealed Ridiculously; or, Possibly the Widest Poem Ever Written

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Apropos of Nothing Alphabet Primer

A beast abuzz amidst the clovers: A is for Always Anxiously Bees besieged in Beelzebub’s circles: B is for Bunched Bop Ceding the bee’s sting: C is for Cut Care Denuded dazed drone doodle: D is for Drilled Daffodil Dust Each easy flower glowers, going crazy: E is for Eating Earwigs Felled flies found inContinue reading “Apropos of Nothing Alphabet Primer”

On Words

“Overrated and abused, underrated and reused, hyperbolized and underused, understated and overstated, restated and retracted, excused and double-downed, drowned and rusticated, nailed to a wall and drawn on a scroll, ignored and explored, welcomed and turned away, painted and scrawled, yelled and whispered, tattooed and erased, written down and written up, spelled out in theContinue reading “On Words”

Ticker Tape Sentence

A new sentence, ahoy, begins to move along the horizon, words crossing on the horizon like ticker tape, words like ships at sea, ship-sat sea, a sentence a fleet of words, but quiet, so far out, out to sea, but futile, our following them, their passage, so why not just limit the sentence to oneContinue reading “Ticker Tape Sentence”

81 Snazzy Ants

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