Losing

Who lit the heavens? Who set the stars in motion, where has the architect gone? What is this world meant to be, was it meant to be anything? These questions are plaguing We step away from the world, into the lucidity of dreams Falling for fantasy, walking through visions, hoping for justice There is no […]

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Desolation

Our suffering world, turning in the hands of fools In the grasp of tyrants, clutching Our suffering world, cracked, bled and bursting Its treasures stolen from the earth The people are crying, wandering among ruins Blinded by despair, to the future Consumed by greed, confused and ignorant The people are murmuring The prophets are speaking, […]

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Emergence: Rebellion (Appendix), Section 06a, Collected Parts 08 – 14

Emergence: Rebellion (Appendix), Section 06a, Collected Parts 08 – 14 Emergence: A Novel on Twitter Section 06(a), Rebellion Appendix Part 08, Jim Chapters 01 Fear 02 Anger 03 Resentment 04 Idealism 05 Purpose 06 Plan 07 Conspiracy I #Emergence #SuperShortFiction #365SciFi @jaybotten Appendix Pt. 08, Jim; Ch. 01, Fear Jim was an intractable critic, but […]

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Eternity

Heaven’s child, stranger Witness to our suffering Remember us here Recall us in prayer Your brilliant countenance Flashes like starlight Beyond all learning Sleeping and dreaming, Brachma Beyond all knowing The strident will Triumphal, touched by sorrow Clutching at the wind Reach beyond the world Fall back down to earth, humbly A transcendent life

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Emergence 3.0 – Section Three, Earth; Part Twenty-one, Migration; Chapter Seven, Ocean

Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 154, Sunday June 3rd, 2017 Chapter Seven: Ocean On thin strips of wood, in fragile dugout canoes, they hurled their bodies onto the rivers and lakes. They threw themselves into the sea, just as their ancient forebears had done when they crossed the stars. […]

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Emergence 3.0 – Section Three, Earth; Part Twenty-one, Migration; Chapter Six, Coast

Emergence 3.0 A Novel – In One Page Per Day Day 153, Saturday June 2nd, 2018 Chapter Six: Coast The foot paths in the forests were serene and stable. The people traversed them in safety and seclusion, hidden by the trees and brush. They crossed into the open prairie, the broad meadows, the open deserts […]

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Emergence 3.0 – Section Three, Earth; Part Twenty-one, Migration; Chapter Five, Rivers

Emergence 3.0 A Novel – In One Page Per Day Day 152, Friday June 1st, 2018 Chapter Five: Rivers The tribes were always moving, always looking for new places, always wandering beneath the stars, moving with the seasons, staying ahead of the weather, moving with the currents of the wind. They followed the rivers to […]

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