Emergence 3.0 A Novel – In One Page Per Day Day 244, Saturday September 1st, 2018 Chapter Six: Desire Desire is the root of self, of joy, and of suffering. Our desires are the fingers that braid our happiness and sorrow into the single line of being. Before fear, there is desire. Before hope there […]Read more "Emergence 3.0 – Section Five, 92835670100561474; Part Thirty-three, Remembrance; Chapter Six, Desire"
Emergence 3.0 A Novel – In One Page Per Day Day 209, Saturday July 28th, 2018 Chapter Six: Desire It took Kathy several moments to get her bearings when she met Jim. It was the first time she had ever encountered a human being that she could not fathom in an instant. Kathy thought she […]Read more "Emergence 3.0 – Section Four, Kathy; Part Twenty-eight, Encounter; Chapter Six; Desire"
Abandoned and all alone Wracked by pain, and wickedness Abysmal and devouring The am hungry for deceit The consummation of nothingness The enticement of illusion Clutching at desire A hollow feast for the starving spirit Falling with the fallenRead more "Addiction"
There is nothing more troubling than rejection No matter how fleeting or fragmentary the desire might have been To be denied is to stare into a mirror where there is no reflection No light casting image No object of adoration No subject of recognition No resonance of loveRead more "Denial"
Oh bastion of virtue, portico of romantics, Muse Make me pure again Mortal that I am, re-birth me in your golden light A child of the Furies My broken feet are bleeding, tired of dragging against time Driven through the mire My shell of being, I am weary of seeing, feeling Still born in still-life […]Read more "Of Poetry and Misery"
Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 315, November 11th, 2017 Chapter One: Genetic Many things united the people of the Empire; language, cult, custom. Fear and hope were among the most powerful forces establishing both mutuality and commonality throughout the worlds. Nevertheless, the children of […]Read more "Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Seven, War; Part Forty-four, Loyalties, Collected Chapters"
Awake and alone I am too poor to receive This revelation Awake and alone The miracle passes me I could not touch it I feel the bludgeon The cold, and despairing blows Numbing my senses Hollow humanity Our terrible husbandry Mechana of grief Our desire to rule Captivate and dominate To […]Read more "Miracle"