Escape Velocity

Escape Velocity Yea, though I travel the rails of an insane society: mindless flesh-eaters, crazed drugheads, and drunkards, among the self-absorbed and the medically diminished, I feel no gravitational attractions, no kinship to their ancient customs, their contemporary biases, their sadistic cultures and traditions. No worldly influence has derailed my trajectory; propelled by the advice […]

Suit & Tie

“It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.” ~Henry David Thoreau Wisdom advises us to trust no one. Although it is an inadequate adage as distrust is not an absolute. We temper suspicions with varying degrees of trust to get on in society. […]

The Ponderance of Anarchy and Veganism

Archy is a suffix meaning rule, as in Monarchy.1 An- a prefix, from the Greek, with the meanings “not,” “without,” “lacking.”2 Together, anarchy means the absence of political authority. Anarchism is a political philosophy that advocates self-governed societies based on voluntary institutions. … Anarchism holds the state to be undesirable, unnecessary and harmful.3 Political authority, […]

Rain

Rain A flash A thunderous crash Today I took a subway to work, a veggie sub Targets wear orange, in parallel universes Where the bold fly synchronously betwixt the skulls of conformity stagnant in their hollow shallows (Dream, fire-breathers! Dream!) Bullets sing a high-pitched drone Echoes have none to call their own Baleful words fuel […]