Category Archives: Contemporary Society

Notes on a Meditation

On a bench in a park in a distant corner of a city a solitary figure sits lost in a labyrinth of memories; Thoughts traverse the long distances between the days each one in turn a palimpsest of the one … Continue reading

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Disturbed

When you know that there is someone there, in the half-light of evening behind the curtain staring, staring at life as it ebbs and flows outside, outside; Your time is fading as they stare, only time will tell who is … Continue reading

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A Nocturne & Several Impossibilities

Of all the rooms in your parents’ house, there is now one which you’ll never enter again, nor see within those mementoes that once signified your childhood; There are now some days hidden from you, that can no longer be … Continue reading

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Notes on the Dreams of Dust

  We gaze upon ourselves   as we die each day   the slow death of days,   the long days   of circumspection   unspoken remorse;   cryptic clues   to understanding   the vastness of   the futility … Continue reading

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Of Clocks and Faces

There are clocks older than time, that would show us how little of it there is left to spend, were we only capable of deciphering their numerals we might hasten more linger less decide sooner hesitate only when we are … Continue reading

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Absence of Words

Where are they? where are those words that should have been here…. and…. here…. and here, all arranged in neat, ordered lines? Where are they? those absentees who’ve neglected their solemn duty and have absconded into obscurity: Meaning like wheat … Continue reading

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Notes on the disaffection of an Intellectual

We know nothing worth knowing and were it worth knowing we wouldn’t even know that we didn’t know whether or not it was; Knowledge is the sum of all the emptinesses gathered in a vacuum, we articulate acquired knowledge in … Continue reading

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