Rearranging the stuff at the front
20 May 2024 | 4:23 pm

Sometimes, if I’m feeling particularly ambitious as a reader, I’ll get hold of a book by Anne Carson. The reading adventure generally takes the form of a wow-hunh?-yeah-er…-okay-hm-wow wave within which I tumble over and over. I feel like I grab her mind’s coattails and get dragged along and dusty, but I get somewhere sometimes. … Continue reading Rearranging the stuff at the front

Yestertempest’s creases
13 May 2024 | 4:18 pm

Extravagant is what I’d call spring here in the northeast, where I’ve lived my entire life. Every day something pops, something deepens in green. Astonishment is the prevailing mode. I used to not like spring, I think because of its sometimes wearying flip-flop of weather. Ah well, I was younger then and perhaps more ambitious … Continue reading Yestertempest’s creases

Tangles at the fold
6 May 2024 | 1:57 pm

I’ve been feeling a bit lost of late. Metaphorically speaking. I mean, I know where I am in space and time. I just don’t quite know what I’m doing here. As I’ve mentioned in this space before, I like to know where I’m going. I mean that literally now. I’m an inveterate map reader, a … Continue reading Tangles at the fold


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