Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Three, Earth; Part Twenty, Collective, Collected Chapters

    Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 141, May 21st, 2017   Chapter One: Family   The care of a loving family is like the wet, clinging mesh of a spiderweb. Humans are trapped in it, suspended, enwrapped. The majority of people who have ever lived, never lived apart […]

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Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Three, Earth; Part Nineteen, Consciousness, Collected Chapters

    Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 143, May 14th, 2017   Chapter One: Self   Birth is concrescence, the coalescence of matter organizing into form. It is the quest of consciousness, the cognizant being emerging independent, and alone.   Each instance of birth is the beginning of a […]

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Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Two, The Continuum; Part Thirteen, The Revolutionary, Collected Chapters

    Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 092, April 2nd, 2017   Chapter One: Ordinary   Jim wanted to be as far from the Continuum as possible. He spent ages in the Imperial fleet tracking down the lost colonies, subtly guiding the investigations, most of which led to graveyards. […]

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Immigrant, Family, City of Water

Immigrant   I am from Iceland A different Iceland than Minnesota From my grandmother’s Iceland Where her father was born An island with no trees; he left for a fertile farm   I am from Norway and Sweden, Where my father’s, father’s mother, and my mother’s, mother’s father Were born, Borne on an immigrant tide, […]

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