Tag Archives: utopian impulse

Keep a File of Good Writing

A funny, perky professor with silver hair and a very large bum in pinstriped pants, who carried a stainless steel briefcase always packed with papers, who was, of course, a dramatist, writer, director, and instructor in the Faculty of Fine … Continue reading

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“Does Bikram yoga incorporate any meditation?”

This post happened in a Facebook message thread between myself and an old friend I haven’t seen in a while. I confess that I am a little leery to include this post, because this blog is not about yoga, and … Continue reading

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Concordance: describing utopia

Still no seahorses, and the youngster’s legs were getting a waterlogged look from so much wading. But it was not lost time, for they found and learned about many other things. John came along the beach to me, grumbling, “Everything … Continue reading

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A borrowed poem, a borrowed image

for white/gold brilliance. You (you) know this light I am talking about, the glow. (She-bear Capi grumbles berrybellied and impatient for me, so today h e r e space goes to white/gold.) For peaceful fortitude and an intelligent heart, the … Continue reading

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Jophiel

 by Walter Bruneel Jophiel, יופיאל, Zophiel, conscious light, illumination, intellect, wisdom, law, “[a] regent of zodiacal Libra who cures stupidity in humans,” “Archangel of Paradise” (quots. from Wikipedia)

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Architectural urges

It turns out that everything I come across keeps connecting and fleshing out ideas, which is no surprise. The silly fun of searching for the right word in response to The Selby’s gorgeous plays on personal space and expressions of … Continue reading

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Monday

I am trying to weed out my sources for the paper. My goal this week is to break through from thoughts and feelings to reason and lucidity; from surfing, wallowing, playing, and recoiling to focuses with subjects, objects, and verbs; … Continue reading

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