Last Days Of Months

Behind computer screens and boredom. I sit somewhere and listen to yearns of my son and the things he says are louder than anything else. I wonder what Kenneth Patchen would say. -t

Mediocrity Subdues

It's the bad things that keep us going. Since I'm connected (by parents) to the previous generation I'm amazed at how the body survives when everything else dies. Thought. Soul. Ambition. (At least ambition to do go what's right and not just what's profitable. Wait. Is that the only thing that drives?). A generation ago, … Continue reading Mediocrity Subdues

Renunciation

Renunciation. Have no idear what that means. Would like it to mean something opposite of what it already means if it means anything and mean... what? Nonsense. Perhaps. Or that German word that carries with it connotations of meaning that are beyond anything human. Like... something about the devil, Lucipher, tired of competing with God … Continue reading Renunciation

The Taboo Stuff

Start with this (thought). For a play/story? Not sure. German American Bund. GAB. Before WW2 the GAB organized large gatherings in US promoting Nazism. They even had a gathering at Madison Square Garden (I think). Who were the speakers? McCarthyism was childs play compared to the roundup of German, Italian adn japanese people. Fritz Kuhn … Continue reading The Taboo Stuff

A Night Out

What matters is the big picture. That's why so many things look best when viewed from afar. Paintings, for example. Or large orchestrated gatherings such as those from the Soviet Union, China, North Korea. What I hate about women (hate being the wrong word), especially girls. Wait. Just because you read-up on the meaning of … Continue reading A Night Out

Love Goat

Still jet-lagging? Can't be. Been long enough. But this west coast thing... It's the last day of so many. But/And the many always win. Off to the theater. ... Last night I saw "The Goat" from Albee. The tradition of absurdity is still alive. Perhaps even reinvigorated--but the final judgement has yet to emerge. Nonetheless … Continue reading Love Goat