With A Side Of Sugar

I cannot digest this for youTo do so would take all the days of the sunWarming, blisteringSmoothing and splitting openThe purple of plum-dark skinI can only finesse this for youMy hands crushed the sticky sweet fleshInto a currant, mortar stainedFingers strainedAs the ligaments of each phalangeWorked all the vibrant complexity without a pestleMuted the yellows, …

Ami’s Paradigm

Ami’s Paradigm

Monday, January 2, 2018 -9:48pm Happy New Year. Welcome to 2018. You decided to have an experience with Tetl and the mushrooms. You decided to do some, but not too much yard work in the desert. Ami raised her glass of champagne, as she does every year, and said we were entering the new paradigm, …

Peeling Back The Layers of Perception

Peeling Back The Layers of Perception

Consciousness. Consciousness. Consciousness. Note that this particular entry may be a little more unhinged than the square, tidy package of the previous. Consciousness. Consciousness. Consciousness. Keep repeating until people truly think you’re a broken record. As a cultural illiterate, I’ve never seen the film “The Matrix”, but I know that everyone knows the concept of …

Commencement & The Human Condition

Happy Saturday to all. And especially happy Saturday to those who are making their way across the stage today as they grab their diplomas and ready themselves for a new chapter ahead. Today happens to be the day four years after my own university graduation, and I wouldn’t have realized it had I not been …