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 […]Read more "LIFE IS BUT A MEME"
Earendel, “Morning Star” who twinkled bright within six million years of Cosmic Birth – the eldest star we can see in the night for now, with current optics, near the Earth – though Hubble can resolve you as a star we have a mirrored honeycomb in place that corrects for the light stretched to IR. […]Read more "Sharper Cosmos"
Bob sets out to explore a black hole.
Alice thinks she witnesses his demise.
Bob may return, but his time frame is no longer Alice’s.
Cetacean sonar has been found to be extremely well-focused, allowing them to detect more than that for which we gave them credit.Read more "DOLPHIN AND PORPOISE"
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 […]Read more "UNEQUIVICAL STAGING"
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 […]Read more "MONKEYS SHINED"
The Mistaken Time Traveller (circa 2010),
originally published in Bangalore Review as flash fiction,
is actually a science-fiction, narrative, Shakespearean sonnet.Read more "The Mistaken Time Traveller (Circa 2010)"
Originally posted on Sudden Denouement Collective:
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…
It’s not in a far distant galaxy. It’s less than a thousand light years away – This gassy rope of stellar nursery a sine wave, crisscrossing our Milky Way. Nine thousand light years long, not far from Earth, astronomers today just noticed it. Although parts of it were seen giving birth, our optics […]Read more "THE RADCLIFFE WAVE (“More Things in Heaven …”)"
BETELGEUSE (Big Orange Ball Of Hot Air) An elderly giant, beyond your time,. you were the candidate most thought might blow; you fit the classic, tragic paradigm. All focused on you, expecting a show … “The hotter the star, the briefer its span.” When recently you began to look dim, we hoped to […]Read more "BETELGEUSE (Big Orange Ball Of Hot Air)"