AS YOU DISINTEGRATE […]you have been warned[…]

The ‘final’ version of a poem from 2014, which appears in my 2017 ebook Synaptic Syntactic (aside from a tweak to the subtitle and one added comma). One of my favorites.


It’s Conflicated.

It’s conflicated. We don’t have public agreements, only secret ones. Screaming conflicts of interest? Sure. But who’s counting? Not me, for one. Regulating my own family business. Regulating the competitors out of their undeserved greenbacks. Fake! Twig the reporters and snap the Queen’s bra. Take a chance on us; Get thrown under the bus. These […]

Disasterland in Feedback Loops

Material Just added to : From Now You See It: How to write about the natural world when it’s vanishing before your eyes. by Elizabeth Kolbert in The New Yorker, October 15th, 2018: He gives the perennial sea ice until 2030 or so. ‘That the Arctic Ocean will become free of sea ice in […]

Helium Dreams

High above the civil war battlefields he floatsIn a new novel,He escapes a white man’s suicide from Barbados with his aeronaut masterThe universe’ long ballet from big bang to the first stars (Hydrogen-Helium Hypergiants)Humanity’s long tale of riveerrun from before taming fire to (still unmastered) hydrogen fusion reactors2nd element ever in natural history,1st with a […]

Lost in Mist

Lost between mountainsLost between memoriesLost to past livesLost by time passing,     beer after beer Disappearing without noticeVanished, and goneAn aimless despondent jumpNo plans, no plotFrom tribe to solitudeFrom failing to idle A pent up gnawing voidAwake and awareSevered from trunkClosed off, alone Walking into the workshopUnplugging the flowSending telegrams to the voidUnder no name at all

New Blog Page: Practical Posts

I’ve added a page collecting some ‘Practical Posts’ I’ve written to the fold-out menu. A couple on web design, psychology/medicine, writing, and one on economics and one other as yet. Practical Posts on Lost in Mist ; This is a work in progress and may expand. This is all the time I have for it for today.