Saturday, December 03, 2011

Please Water Me Sometimes

Please write empty things for me

Write me empty writing

Nothing writing to please me

Inquire nothing

Thursday, November 24, 2011

The night of day is a blank whiteness, light comes into focus in the dark. We make the light in the dark and it falls away so quickly. Our night lights help us sleep, our porch lights, door lights, garage lights, and street lights make little territories where we huddle exposed. We are blind in the dark with too much light.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Everything is happening on the surface, nightmares are reflections of the day fogged by desire.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

One is proud who is ridiculous, everyone else looks disheveled. Fictional exits abound but they are trapped. So many are missing toes, each one worse than each other curled up around the corners.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

These Writings Overwhelm Me

In the terror increasingly fortified
the starless sky works above
the eve that lifts me up
will pique contentment

around me is a fire
beginning to speak
don’t abandon me
in the world patiently wrapped

I don’t know
didactic, ontology
Does the pavement regard me?
An insane man once asked me,
Who speaks for the street?

I grow dim the closer I get
I’ve lived alone
These Writings Overwhelm Me

Thursday, October 13, 2011

He seeks power, at any cost for its own sake. This is his only rule, his only moral. He rewards only those who bow down to him. Their incantations and invocations are truly symbolic acts of servitude and not in themselves magic. His closest human disciples replicate their power relationship with him, with their own followers, therefore he becomes the point of a pyramid of power. He is not cynical, I don't believe he doubts himself, he is sure, at least sure of his near destruction. He lives on the edge of death, reckless, cruel, and trapped.

Sunday, October 09, 2011

I haven’t kept much to myself

Have I been honest with myself?

Is there something I wish for I don’t know?

I know what I want

Is there something else?

It must be beyond the reach of a word for it

Does it feel like the fading shadow of a dream?

Is it a feeling?

Is it an idea?

Is it a thing?

Is it a place?

Is it a person?

Is it a book?

Is it a poem?

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

As I Recede Into the Darkness the Lightness Grows Dim

Laughing far away grips me
and pulls me down closer and
a soft turf raises 
and darkness to meet my 
step as I walk into 
the dark.  I'm snapped forward
and lay sprawled out on the 

To Be Silent and Speak

I wait and I sleep.

As I silently wait I walk.

How do I walk?

I walk silently.

I sleep little, because I dream,

but I dream quietly when I sleep.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

..I'd like to talk about it because its boiling up inside me, I gave up journal writing, because I thought my life was boring. I kept my thoughts though. My autobiography is a history of my thoughts. My thoughts have been useful to me, not right aways though. They seem to need a while to gestate in my notebooks; until, with enough time they reappear and combine with my current state of mind to make a form, or something whole, something I send out into the world

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Thursday, August 11, 2011


All agency is with the auteur, and I think that this is a problem. I don't want all the control, I don't want to know whats coming around the corner, I want to be surprised like my readers. How do I get myself not to look? Sometimes authors can write a novel or a story in such a frenzy that they say they feel like a channel for the story rather than its author. Is that what happens when the author manages to loose control, or lose control? How much should an author read, how much should an author seek adventure?  Well, I bet you these are bad questions and false choices, although they dominate my mind at this moment, I am sure I will ask them of myself again, and all the while keep writing, just as I have before and today.

Monday, August 08, 2011

We are so tiny.

We can't accurately estimate how much we know, nor how much there is to know. I suppose though that the totality of knowledge is proportional to the volume of the universe. But never mind, pride comes before a crash, and today it seems pride is considered a virtue.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Yourself Writing

Come on please,
It's all about you, all about me.
and tonight pretend to understand
people like you,
who I am,
walk another's walk,
in your shoes.

Can I know myself,
when I can be no one else?

A self writing and a self on the page,
a voice on paper and a voice writing..

Man's Offer

I'll put my favourite place into my pocket
Where ever I go favourite place

and take up tonight
and pick it up

and tonight
hold it so close
to feel you breathe.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Stephens St

Yourself Writing

write what you don't know
write what you imagine

you will appear anyways
and still you will write what you know

don't know what you know

write what you imagine
imagine what you might come to know
teaching yourself what you know

come to know writing
come to know yourself writing
write for yourself

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

My Doubts Come Running (Fragment)

My doubts come running 
but they walk in with a sigh
to tell me all the doings
of suspicion and good sense

Friday, April 22, 2011

Up Early

Madness is uncertainty. The cold water daylight sobriety test is chilling. Night is a dream, always a dream. Madness every night doesn't worry much, rather normal really. During the daylight hours if you've cast and set maniac you'll know. Like a sensual mirror you feel yourself as you are. Wake up early, for reality, it doesn't last past noon.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

holed up in intellect

the equality of mediums in regards to their material to surface relationship

artworks present to us a surface

so call up the substance, the material under the surface, and

subdue the aesthetic facet

flatten the image of the thing and highlight the object

make the object the content 

holed up in intellect
im red in the face from trying to hover even an inch off the ground
So i stand up and go into the world

Sunday, March 27, 2011

The Great Burden To Speak

To pull the great potent concentrated contents of language to the surface and smear them on a conversation,
and on an item, on a rag paper, on the street. 
The city might then move with the pulse of words
as directly and as violently
as rape, 
as robbery as assault. 
The great terrifying crushing weight of words might be felt.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Threatening Words

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Friday, February 11, 2011

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Inside the Words

Inside the air I see a need to speak, straight through backwardness, and in a very indistinct way I see a way through the words.

Sunday, February 06, 2011

The Depth of Paper

none of these
words belong
each one stands
in seclusion from
graven pore removes coin vision
milk remote
hotel mists
grain water knife
horizon hotel water
horison angle flashes orange

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

A golden rage in August,

the risk of skipping off the surface,

how to learn to begin.

The Depth of Paper

Write Everything Exercise

Graven pore removes coin vision

milk remote

hotel mists

grain water knife

horizon hotel water

horizon angle flashes orange.

Saturday, January 29, 2011


I look for myself in my bookshelf.
 I look for myself in my rumpled covers and tossed aside pillows.
I look for myself in my laundry.
  I look for myself on my desk,
   in my cupboard,
    the carpet,
     the paintings on the walls,
      the mould in the shower.
I find myself at home.

Saturday, January 22, 2011


An inhalation, a hummmmm,
The street desert at midnight in streetlight,
The middle tone, the pause to breathe,
Then gentle words goodnight, to sleep.


An inhalation, a hummmmm,
The street desert at midnight in streetlight,
The middle tone, the pause to breathe,
Then gentle words goodnight, to sleep.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Tightly coiled spirals of semantic madness wheeling out like spaghetti every which way.

A mad wanderer explores the sea, and charts the undulating waves of thought.

He alone knows how to proceed, but knows not from whence or where.

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