HEAR HERE Hammer, anvil, stirrup and drum echo vibrations in the Eustachian cave — down into its enclosed cochlear chamber — where wave modulations are measured for interpretation by the brain, giving meaning and music to the chaos of sound. I remember hearing a story of a king’s satorical conversion while contemplating his […]Read more "Hear Here"
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The magician on the television invited his audience to discern how he worked his prestidigitation. Lying on his stomach in front of the screen, Little Timmy propped himself higher on his elbows. He was eager to learn. The magician said, ”Belief is the key.” So Timmy sat up and…
CETACEAN SOUL SEARCH When a whale looks you in the eye, it’s to communicate and learn – species to species. A whale’s eye is a picture window to its soul – a panoramic view of kind receptiveness deeper than, by comparison, our tiny brains. It’s not just the size differential that tells you […]Read more "CETACEAN SOUL SEARCH"
published 2019, Cathexis Northwest Press BEHIND THE HAIKU Small puddles of words reflect, refract and reveal recent waterworks.Read more "BEHIND THE HAIKU"
AGE OF THE UNIVERSE Indulging in lots of dark energy, she begins to grow detached and aloof. Though parts of her are still quite attractive, she’s expanded substantially since youth, no longer can touch her extremities and has lost some of her former sparkle. She remembers when she was much hotter – […]Read more "Age Of The Universe"
Go Ogle Sometimes we miss things that are just over our heads. Let’s learn to look up.Read more "Go Ogle"
PARABOLIC HYPERBOLE “The Geometry of Gravity,” reads the card of the museum’s display where metal spheres are leisurely launched along the lip of a parabolic funnel. They eddy in a sort of perpetual motion, their descent as imperceptible as inevitable. Early on, they collide, kissingly, as the longer rolling elliptically hoist themselves into intersecting […]Read more "PARABOLIC HYPERBOLE"
ORGANISM We start our life single-celled, but, instead of just replicating, a new level of symbiotic organization emerges. Two or more cells are better than one at manipulating survival’s chancy course, because of cooperation and acceptance that though “other” they are still the same. Colonies achieve systemic support through peace.Read more "Organism"
SCENE SEEN We live in just a few frames of the film that tells the epic tale of existence, and, through careful study of our moment, we believe we can grasp the whole picture. Maybe, assuming the plot’s logical and our faith (founded in cause and effect) is unerring, we can work out the […]Read more "SCENE SEEN"
TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN They operate contrary to the rules of common sense that we hold dear as proof that what we know is right, that we’re no fools and senses we possess perceive the truth. They ramble through eleven dimensions. Their motions, seemingly governed by chance, confuse and amend our comprehensions […]Read more "TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN"