THE WRITE SPACE

THE WRITE SPACE                         Some think                                                             that white space                                                                                                 — devoid of ink – will     slow     the     pace,                                                                                                        allowing thoughts to enter                            the mind of the reader, but a word in the center is just an impeder and total distraction.     When made to search the margins                                      to carry the thought […]

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Silent Partner

SILENT PARTNER was originally published in 86 Logic, Spring 2021. No need to mention any of the names of those who ask me, “Why so quiet, James?” In truth, I’m quiet since I do not choose to shallowly discuss the evening news, to idly chat about weather reports or wager over who should win at […]

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LIFE IS BUT A MEME

LIFE IS BUT A MEME The knowledge and folly of the world are containedwithin the internet today. We carry it in pocket, purse or car, or mobile access to it anyway. It hasn’t made us any wiser though, to have these tidbits at our beck and call. If anything, it’s dumbed us down.Y’ know?The viral […]

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UNEQUIVICAL STAGING

UNEQUIVICAL STAGING Within a month of the date I was born, the Nobel Prize for Physics went to Born and Bothe – it seems the committee was torn as to whose breakthrough they would thus adorn. The world into which I was delivered was just discovering certitude wrong. Absolute exactness clearly quivered. Uncertain dualism came […]

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MONKEYS SHINED

MONKEYS SHINED          The keyboard monkeys, ad infinitum, may randomly type out a Shakespeare play, but publishing monkeys may well spite ‘em, printing only the pap that sells today.          The chance of brilliance, vanishingly small, is filtered through some monkey business sense and may never make the bookshelves at all — some monkeys see […]

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