Category Archives: Philosophy

Existential Interlude

The pain Antonio Cabral felt for the loss of his loved ones could not be negated by a latent dependency on opiates and liquor; Amid the dank squalor and vicissitudes of an ascetic refuge in the doldrums of a nameless … Continue reading

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Genesis 1:1

No record was kept of the name that they gave to that bird, vivid yellow and green welcoming a primeval dawn, captured on flickering footage the memory of it kept alive in black and white; no-one recalls any longer how … 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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Notes on the Limits of the Infinite

On the head of a pin as we spin,spin,spin in circling,circling circles around around axis turning axis around, as we dance with angels on the head of a pin; swirling,swirling,whirling in circles,circles turning around around again ceaselessly, on the head … 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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Notes on the Lives of Dreams

Years tick away with their incessant urgency, days expire in a breath; There is not world enough to encompass all that has been dreamt; Unrequited dreams are promises of a future aborted in the womb; I am left raging with … Continue reading

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