Lamplight Part II

A compass reveals the way A floating needle pointing true The poles of the floating world Listen, the abyss in not empty It is full of dreams, and sleepers Eyes half closed, and falling Hushed, empty, and silent Cold hands easing the descent

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Lamplight – Part I

The way was lit by lanterns Some blaring like a beacon Others cloaked and hooded Lanterns burning in the heart A light from age to age, aglow Against the curtain of time In the wild dark of space In our country, in our homes

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On Writing – Part XII

On Writing     A writer is not so much someone who has something to say as someone who has found a process that will bring about new things he would not have thought of if he had not started to say them. That is, he does not draw on a reservoir, he engages in […]

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On Writing – Part XI

On Writing     A writer is not so much someone who has something to say as someone who has found a process that will bring about new things he would not have thought of if he had not started to say them. That is, he does not draw on a reservoir, he engages in […]

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On Writing – Part IX

On Writing     Words got you the wound, and they will get you again.   – Jim Morrison   Part IX   Given my ambition, given my desire to be a writer and a thinker, and to be received by the world as such. Given these dreams, which I have had since before I […]

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