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Bitter/Sweet every word I hear sounds like your name 11/24/22
The Mess You're In This is not what you had planned 11/22/22
Get Back I took the liberty of writing the rest of the song 11/12/22
I Want You to Hear Ruminations on a rainy night 11/11/22
Love Comes and Goes Sometimes she comes, sometimes she goes 11/3/22
Rather A simple little poem song about light and dark 10/26/22
Pictures of Her (Pirate Party) Overlapping conversations and dessert 10/22/22
Down the Road A little something the band and I came up with 10/18/22
If You Remember Another journey into what could only be considered classic folk 10/13/22
We Have Never Met It doesn't really matter in space or time to be 10/2/22
Preparing to Hide When all we've built is threatened 9/30/22
Those Boots One more crack like that and I'll have to... 9/20/22
Some Stories Your tale might not be written yet 9/17/22
Filler (With Just a Little Kiss) It's a tropical rainforest out there 9/16/22
Pleasure There's something I forgot to say 9/16/22
Seasons Our work will never be done 9/10/22
Librarian If you know what I mean 9/3/22
Roses and Coffee The answers are all inside us 8/28/22
Name and Number Too brazen to remember how to lie. 8/25/22
Revolver It's either all or nothing 8/22/22
You Made It A poem/song about and for a friend, from 6/13/22 8/19/22
When I Was Young It seems like I don't like the summer as much 8/17/22
New Ideas Open up my mind with your brave and wonderful new ideas   8/14/22
Unwelcome Sense Which I have requested to not return   8/14/22
Seared and Maddened A brief poem about connections   8/14/22
Different Worldviews The fundamentals of conservatism versus those of liberalism   8/14/22
Piss Off What do you want? 8/12/22
Church Then You could go but then what then? 8/6/22
Revolution If you want a revolution... 7/15/22
When She Twists Every one a soft sweet peach 7/12/22
Flowers I thought you were the one 7/8/22
No Way to Live But a worse way to die. From notes of 6/21/22 7/4/22
By What Right? What I was trying to write five days ago 6/29/22
Slavery Rag Friday, June Twenty-Fourth, Twenty Twenty-Two 6/24/22
You Gotta Heal You really, really have no choice 6/20/22
You Gotta Steal Learn how to use your voice 6/20/22
again tomorrow ...and it might be worse... 6/14/22
Full of Strangers You should treat them as yourself 6/13/22
Who Falls In Love Are you a person... 6/12/22
We Would Die If they touched us 5/27/22
The Devil to a Draw nightmare slayer 5/21/22
Psycho Metric ego love shallow trash 5/16/22
In Your Attic I'm your cranky uncle 5/10/22
Time With Fire Pasts and futures always present 5/3/22
You Feel Nothing The days go by. 5/2/22
Intending to Love 'As long as I don't realize they are pretending, I'll take it.' 5/1/22
The seeds of capital Agriculture and the collapse of human growth   5/1/22
Daphne Smiles Nostalgia for what was but never was 4/16/22
Girls & Boys Enjoying some holidays away 4/6/22
When To Sleep A little bit about love with no answers 4/4/22
By the Bay A story about a lovely couple 3/31/22
My Lover Midnight A song about a magical garden 3/30/22
Love You When (You're Here) A song about the near and dear 3/30/22
You Have Been Gone A song about gaps in connections 3/30/22
I Miss Smoking What I miss about nicotine   3/22/22
Correspondence The title track of Carbon Copy, about the walking wounded 3/22/22
Blood Money A brief musing on how currency is supported   3/21/22
For Who You Are A song about growing younger 3/15/22
Who Could Ever Forget? A song about moments of eternity 3/13/22
Subway Blues (A Cost-Benefit Analysis) A treatise on urban planning 1/25/22
So Well A song. Do you really think so? 1/24/22
Postcard From Blue A song about some sun and some rain 1/15/22
Romance Is For Others The title track of Victory Is For Lovers 1/14/22
normal people A song about two of you - or us 1/13/22
Dirty Tools A song about getting overheated 1/5/22
Calling Home A song about time and space. A folk song. 1/1/22
 
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On the Concentration of Wealth (2) Observing the absurdity of destructive wealth   12/24/21
Propaganda v. Truth The advantages of dishonesty in swaying minds   12/22/21
Burning Rocks A draft of a poem, set to music 2/6/22 12/15/21
Magpies We understand corruption as little as we do justice 12/10/21
Come Closer A song I found for my birthday 12/7/21
On the Concentration of Personal Wealth (1) A partial answer to why there should be no billionaires   11/24/21
Two Pieces of Music ...Subsequently Set to Art 11/20/21
Erasure A song about blankness 11/8/21
All the Time Who else would understand? 11/5/21
Tank Treads The destruction we wreak for no reason breaks my heart 11/1/21
I Can't Come Anywhere Near You A love song, of sorts. A "can't love" song. 10/15/21
Big Brother and Your Brain An essay about our modern, non-academic study of the human mind and how to influence it   10/13/21
Dancing Woods Un poème, une chanson, de Norvège et d'Ecosse: a thousand-year throwback, give or take a century or two 9/30/21
Wanted A briefly gentle sentiment   9/30/21
And Dance What we should get out and do 9/26/21
Back Roads Rock A song about cars and girls 9/21/21
A Girl About a Kiss A song I made from a sketch I wrote on 3/16/14 9/6/21
People Like You People like people like you 8/17/21
Confidence A time of restlessnesses   8/9/21
Llamas on Their Way to Denver Exactly what it says on the tin 7/26/21
Invasive The title - and closing - track of IntroViolet 7/11/21
The Pain Learning hurts. All learning hurts.   7/14/21
Shopworn Damaged goods still sold as new 7/11/21
Logix Common sense is even worse   7/8/21
Pilgrimage A poem in sandals   7/7/21
Silent Flowers Another oldie, a sad classic by now 7/2/21
Mold and Cast The people I tend to like   6/21/21
The Transition Shaking off the cobwebs of fiction. With music. 6/21/21
Elaboration Lateral strategies in tense detail 6/16/21
Dangerous Another love song. A somewhat abstract love song. 6/7/21
Strawberry Tuesday A love song. She liked chocolate shortcake. 5/26/21
Gender-free The privilege of life in the power corner   5/23/21
Sublimation The physics of self   5/21/21
synaesthesia It's not really synaesthesia, but interesting nonetheless   5/20/21
The Cost of Violence Freedom is the first thing we lose.   5/18/21
dawn Seventeen dueling syllables   5/15/21
Depression in Isolation Reflections on a year of mental cycles   5/14/21
By 3 A.M. A poem about self - the self of hope   5/5/21
Counterfeit A song about death - the death of hope 5/5/21
Dryad Oh my, this is lovely, isn't it?   4/28/21
It Was Raining I took some words I wrote in 11/04 and made them into a song 4/20/21
The Key of the Sun An afternoon break from everything   4/6/21
Expression A result of oddly cruel fictions - and even crueler facts   3/13/21
A Year In Isolation A report of oddly cruel facts - and even crueler fictions   3/11/21
Royalty, Democracy, and Socialism The absurdity of inheritance, all wrapped up in two sentences   3/7/21
Make It Stop Just trying to make it all stop.   3/7/21
Private Plains Ape - part number three Another take on our sameness and differences   3/4/21
and Art A poem about art and barnacles. And stuff.   2/26/21
Lives' Lines A poem about lines, one would assume. And lives.   2/15/21
Critical Thinking We have a problem with this misunderstood, misused tool   2/10/21
Private Plains Ape A song about how we survive and function in groups 2/10/21
Private Plains Ape - version one point one A six-page expurgation about learning and coercive socialization   2/9/21
Islands (A song about) coming back to Earth 1/31/21
Blackout I don't know what this (song) - or any of this - is. 1/26/21
cold still waiting A words and music thing 1/20/21
Born Wrong Another shard of pottery   1/8/21
Tourists of Terror Basic vanilla in crisis: a poetry   1/8/21
Nothing to Heal A song - a waltz macabre 1/8/21
 
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Sunflakes A musical treatsicle 12/21/20
Stilled Life A poem   12/12/20
Strung Out A song about love and beauty. Or drugs. 12/8/20
(Climbing) Gravity's Well An astronomical song 12/2/20
Liberty A poem about freedom and time   11/24/20
When She's Gone A song about the mysteries of love 11/18/20
A Quiet Room A poem inspired by a friend's drawings   11/17/20
Bad Weekend (3:16) A song about a long lost weekend 11/16/20
Clouds A poem   11/8/20
Citrus A song, now, about waste 11/8/20
What You Got A sinuous song of the night 11/8/20
Solitary confinement ...which is also late Oct pandemic notes   10/29/20
Freedom A socialist manifesto in parts   10/24/20
Too Many A reflection on pandemia   10/19/20
The Rose A poem about gardening   10/10/20
Isolation and depression A rather raw piece about plague-driven depression   10/5/20
death (is a theme) A poem about life   9/25/20
Discarded Yet another poem about memories?   9/8/20
Quantum of Infection On the probabilistic nature of our state of infection   4/23/20
Another Life Time Another poem about memories   4/20/20
A Life Time A poem about memories   4/20/20
When This Is Over A plague-inspired song 4/11/20
We're All the Same: Different Aren't we? The same in that we are different, that is?   3/22/20
Alien and Yet A poem about space   3/14/20
A Story About Eight or Nine Cats The tale of my search for a new kitty   2/5/20
I Was Five Once A poem about the illusions of age   1/15/20
 
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Disorder   8/19/18
Wet July This month's heat-stroked pastorale   7/21/18
Overture (Fever Dream) The opening for Lost and Found 6/28/18
June Nights I guess it's this month's pastorale   6/10/18
Becomes A poem about growing closer   6/10/18
Empty A poem about simplicity   6/1/18
Closer (To the New) ...than the old - another damn song 5/27/18
The Tower What is its purpose?   5/21/18
Beauty (Is) ... timeless and nameless. A song. 5/21/18
On Fetishizing Firearms A brief discussion of mayhem and its proponents   5/20/18
May Flowers This month's pastorale   5/10/18
Missing A poem about a huge loss   5/8/18
Steam Dreams A poem about the future   5/6/18
Adaptation (Scarborough Fair) A traditional folk song with a 'human' touch 4/27/18
Virtue A poem about addiction   4/22/18
Photograph (Good-bye) A lullaby about parting 4/19/18
Cold April A sequel of sorts to March Snow   4/10/18
To My Friend A little something I wrote for a friend   4/2/18
Needles (Go Away) A painful moment set in verse   3/19/18
March Snow A poem set in late winter   3/11/18
(You're Not Here) To Forgive A song about a shift in perspective 3/9/18
(In the Theater) Tonight A light-hearted song 3/9/18
Love A poem about healing and growth   3/5/18
Demons & Darkness There's a fine line between troubles and trouble   2/28/18
Invitation A poem about first meeting   2/26/18
Fortifications (Letter to Myself) A song for healing 2/22/18
Solitude I'm sure I have touched on this before   2/11/18
 
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Shattered A reflection on the nature of some 'broken' people   12/30/17
A Box in the Attic A sad poem about losing part of one's life   12/20/17
Tomorrow Hope is always the last to die   12/17/17
These Are the Ways There were many tender moments, of course   12/10/17
Jagged Depression A report on an experience I had a day or two before   12/7/17
I Go Back and Remember Another one from the eye of the storm (2:50 AM)   12/6/17
Lighthouse (You Will Find Your Way) Another (song) from the eye of the storm (2:40 AM) 12/6/17
(Out of) Focus A poem from the eye of the storm (2:25 AM)   12/6/17
When I Drank A look back at a lost decade, and how I regained myself   9/17/17
Winter (Lost You Two) A song that developed out of Lost You To 8/25/17
Winter (Lost You To) A song about fearing a terrible loss - and losing 8/25/17
love23 Change versus growth   8/3/17
Trump as a Democrat? If Trump had won the Presidency as a Democrat   7/11/17
 
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The Brain The brain is an organ   8/4/16
 
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Juvenilia Stylistic ramblings in pottery land   10/1/14
A Girl About a Kiss (draft) A draft of a poem that I turned into 'A Girl About a Kiss' on 9/6/2021   3/16/14
 
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union the state of employee organization today   2/2/07
polisci22 the asymmetry of symmetrical policy assumptions   1/31/07
health random musings on the lifetime cost of health care   1/30/07
crater amateur geologist gets it wrong   1/24/07
Geodesic Domes an idealistic myth shattered by reality   1/1/07
 
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jesus random half-finished jokes about a dead carpenter   11/9/06
I'm Not an Engineer why I am glad I'm not a (real) engineer   10/1/06
Rural Heaven a day in the life   9/7/06
The Mallard Fillmore Footnotes I investigate some suspect sourcing   9/3/06
war4 about asymmetries in war   8/14/06
Universe delightfully demented doodlings   1/06
polisci21 why I don't want to live forever   1/9/06
invent3 recipe, menu, and shopping software   1/4/06
 
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idiots3 intelligent design?   12/21/05
mind9 space, time, and irrational thoughts about curvatures   12/18/05
Frequently Asked Questions what it says on the tin   6/23/05
otherpeopleisms a few things that made me chuckle   5/22/05
Alcohol researchers announce development of new tincture   3/11/05
Shit you're up to your eyeballs in it   2/6/05
 
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Dinosaur I made a song from these dreams in April 2021   11/29/04
Stupid Global Village A song about perspective from 'Ruins' 9/23/04
Corner Store my little local chain store concept   6/25/04
Utopia how to really engineer a perfect society   6/13/04
Robots and Automation automation reintroduces the dismal science   3/23/04
meaning2 all answers, all the time   3/23/04
Homeland as if the world needs more sixties peace stuff   3/21/04
Inequality it keeps life interesting   3/16/04
donor either a living will, or more gratuitous morbidity   1/20/04
peace ...I'm tired of writing about war   1/8/04
 
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Death gratuitous morbidity   11/30/03
time3 a little relativistic contrast   11/28/03
contact strangers, people, and communication   11/28/03
love22 a little discursion on what love is   11/27/03
meaning so, um, what was happening in your life?   11/16/03
dream3 a strange snippet I woke with   11/6/03
fear the only thing to fear is...   11/4/03
wake one last look before the worms have their way   10/16/03
polisci17 a peculiar proposition: jump ship to save it!   10/14/03
america9 GWB has depleted my freedom and serotonin   9/25/03
autumn a little happy seasonal relief   9/6/03
hell lightly treading the extremes of creation   8/27/03
days dark depressing little ones, indeed   8/25/03
humor life with and without laughter   8/25/03
life1 imaginary little literary scavenger hunt   8/19/03
questions2.htm interviewing versus actually being with   8/17/03
scars letting the past drown the present   8/16/03
hope just a glimmer in the shadows   8/15/03
gods_and_monsters time to regroup and start over?   8/13/03
america1 democracy versus the republic   8/10/03
wind is the wind an animal?   8/10/03
war3 another one of those poems about war   8/05/03
polisci16 if I were elected president...   8/03/03
wealth5 better ways to spend the cash, George   5/16/03
hunger2 half a loaf is better...   4/24/03
war2 support the troops?   4/17/03
war-2003-4-13 a new motto for America?   4/13/03
polisci14 revolution and counter-revolution   4/8/03
war1 who would Jesus kill?   4/8/03
america8 is the past behind us or not?   4/7/03
war-2003-4-03 high crimes and misdemeanors   4/3/03
love21 extreme measures best kept in reserve   3/25/03
polisci13 a true conservative political platform   3/24/03
america0 why we are at war   3/23/03
war-2003-3-22 ignore the war   3/22/03
war-2003-3-21 fight the real terrorists   3/21/03
war-2003-3-20 patriotism is the last refuge   3/20/03
war-2003-3-19 this war is insane, with rebuttal   3/19/03
wealth4 the beginning of a really bad piece on economics   3/19/03
oilwar2 dissent is more frustrating when it is in the majority   3/19/03
polisci12 why liberal talk radio won't work   3/19/03
darkness a formless echo from the abyss   1/30/03
75/25 a simple issue of focus   1/22/03
profile eh, what kind of person would you like to meet?   1/21/03
prometheus a harsh and tragic outburst of ego   1/21/03
stay stay with me in the twinkle of my eye   1/19/03
words a little diddly about language and minds   1/19/03
not_alone reversal of fortune can be a good thing   1/19/03
love19 just getting by   1/7/03
 
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peace2 I guess this qualifies as sarcasm   12/26/02
Trust an instrumental from 'Ruins' that I made up words for 12/11/02
time does every poem need a short description?   11/24/02
america7 elections can be depressing   11/7/02
polisci11 another attempt at a party platform for the left   11/7/02
vote-2002-11-05 my get out and vote poster   11/4/02
polisci10 foreign aid distribution formula   10/30/02
you a little love-type poem   8/21/02
night a poem inspired by a star   8/15/02
israel give the Jews a chunk of Texas!   7/16/02
polisci9 a couple of my dumb bright ideas   11/7/02
waves of memory a poem about healing   7/15/02
ghosts2 adapted to the second person from 6/29/00   7/10/02
dream2 shooting stars...   6/24/02
sex8 erotica   6/14/02
eukaryotic an odd little poem   6/8/02
love17 why do we want love?   6/6/02
sex7 evolutionary gender discriminations   5/26/02
polisci8 power versus leadership   4/30/02
touch_me a poem, probably part of a suite   4/20/02
icono2 mainstream culture vs. outcast ideas   4/14/02
wgbh copy of Mai Cramer tribute note   4/9/02
religion0 the past and the future of religion   4/2/02
spirit13 the nature of a strange 'organ'   4/2/02
thesis4 the limitations of scientific method on my work   3/28/02
origins where we from? eh?   3/28/02
testing0 testing out of testing...   3/26/02
time1 time for pleasant presents, past and future   3/12/02
Good Love an old fashioned blues from 'Ruins' 3/8/02
cefn Cefn Coed y Cymmer: maps   2/15/02
dwelling places I have lived, and autobiography   2/7/02
colors a random color wheel I made   1/25/02
mind8 consciousness by degrees, and the magic of language   1/19/02
mind7 the mind: what it is, how it evolved and how it works   1/15/02
science from the beginning to now - and what?   1/05/02
beingme1 the ups and downs of creative writing   1/03/02
time0 just a man of my times...   1/02/02
mind6 emotions are our unconscious talking to us   1/01/02
mind5 dreams are how we file away our experiences   1/01/02
mind4 the model as applied to mental illness   1/01/02
mind3 how this model could be tested and made rigorous   1/01/02
mind2 some charts of an amusing model: the 'Huw Diagram'   1/01/02
 
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drugs they're bad, don't use them, unless...   12/27/01
types06 seeing ghosts   12/26/01
types05 feeling at one with the universe   12/26/01
types04 meditational states and transcendence   12/26/01
types03 visions, hallucinations and schizophrenia   12/26/01
types02 seeing god, religious ecstacy, praying...   12/26/01
types01 out of body experiences, or astral projection   12/26/01
words2 language barriers to discussing transcendental topics   12/26/01
decision1 building useful 'decision trees' in real life   12/11/01
america3 terrorism: I'm still angry, and getting angrier...   12/4/01
dream1 Larry's Motorcycle   11/16/01
couples2 another tiny advice   11/13/01
choke not a pretty sight   11/6/01
news1 a little 'current events' reality check   11/4/01
bill_of_rights4 oh sweet freedom, how best to protect you?   11/4/01
love15 just another rant about our myths and dreams   10/25/01
peace1 give it a chance   10/22/01
waiting waiting for results: a poem about love and death   10/19/01
war I could stop writing these, yes, I would like that...   10/8/01
novel a crude outline of a 'subversive' little story   9/29/01
terror1 a day that will echo for a long, long time   9/11/01
emotion5 those complicated chemicals in your brain   9/5/01
miss_you another little poem...   9/3/01
wealth3 what are we working harder for?   Aug. 2001
human1 human nature: part one   8/18/01
human2 human nature: part two   8/18/01
human3 human nature: part three   8/18/01
drainstorm :"drainstorm, dreamstürm, gauche-mière":   8/18/01
invent1 CD player function: software activated pause   8/9/01
invent2 spark plug hole cleaner   8/9/01
double_dare a poem about life's challenges   7/19/01
breathe just another love poem   7/14/01
sex a sweaty little suffering   7/7/01
polisci7 the useless so-called 'dismal science'   6/29/01
america4 a rant about the plunder of natural resources   6/29/01
butterfly a poem from a naked heart   6/18/01
america5 don't confuse the past with the present   6/18/01
self1 on the nature of consciousness   6/7/01
self7 mingled ideas about freaks, tattoos, and individuality   6/2/01
self2 a love letter to a friend   6/1/01
love14 diverse relationships and their value   5/30/01
spirit12 strangers who are not so strange to us   5/16/01
polisci5 exporting more than poverty   5/16/01
love13 negotiation and vulnerability   5/14/01
love12 a castle, a cage, and a shack   5/14/01
spirit11 Space, Time, and Light   5/12/01
fields an analogy for sexual exploration   5/12/01
polisci6 what is 'self government?'   5/4/01
truth1 truth and dogma   5/2/01
love11 strategy?   5/2/01
freedom3 does freedom even exist?   3/29/01
love10 excitement provokes personal emotional cycles   3/27/01
belief4 a cute, but useless, quote   3/22/01
sex5 sex without meaning is...   3/18/01
crash a poem...   3/13/01
 
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calendar1 a little idea to improve the way calendars work   12/4/00
Periodic depression depression, my little black puppy...   11/16/00
emotion3 a rebuttal to part of emotion1!   10/22/00
capital6 economic meddling in the former Soviet republics   10/18/00
emotion1 emotions, what they are and how to live with them   10/18/00
emotion2 an incomplete list of emotions...   10/18/00
machines an essay about the devices we create   10/17/00
reality1 what is real?   10/17/00
reality2 internal and external lives   10/17/00
spirit10 so where does your 'soul' go when you die?   10/17/00
love16 a few sideways glances at mistakes and pain   8/30/00
sex4 some farcical looks at supply and demand   8/28/00
voting1 why vote? here's a reason or two!   8/27/00
polisci4 some blueprints for my 'utopia,' maybe   8/18/00
questions1 sometimes the question tells more than the answer   8/15/00
love8 some weird stuff about getting to know someone   8/14/00
sex2 the void in our sexual mores   8/14/00
dating1 some problems with our courtship rituals   8/13/00
idiots2 an essay about lazy social criticism   8/13/00
love9 what do your failures have in common?   8/13/00
mystery1 a defense of analysis   8/13/00
spirit5 how information can move in and out of space time   8/13/00
spirit6 asking questions   8/13/00
thesis3 four emotional stages of rebellion   8/13/00
sex3 for healthy sex...   8/12/00
cycles7 seven year growth cycles of the personality   8/5/00
meaning1 which came first? an important question   8/5/00
alcohol1 alcohol as a sacrament   8/4/00
words1 some pitfalls of language and its use   8/4/00
error1 an error that permeates Western thought   8/4/00
broken2 bamboo analogy: the process of healing   8/2/00
love0 preparing yourself for intimacy - and life   8/2/00
mind1 my 'bamboo' analogy of the personality and mind   8/2/00
thesis2 what do I expect from you?   8/2/00
broken1 an overview of the pain of losing love   8/1/00
couples1 about the myths of commitment   8/1/00
family1 some words about the advantages of group living   8/1/00
gender1 a radical view of men and women I hold very dear   8/1/00
love7 the mythology of love must be changed   8/1/00
kisses a little poem   7/31/00
sex1 about male roles and repression   7/31/00
spirit3 how to react to these events   7/31/00
spirit4 theories about the nature of spiritual perceptions   7/31/00
spirit7 how space-time and the beyond are related   7/31/00
capital4 about the false promise of entrepreneurism   7/26/00
men a short indirect parody of sexist attitudes   7/25/00
calendar my new solar 13 month calendar!   7/19/00
spirit9 A major attempt at defining what this site is all about   7/18/00
silence a sad little poem   7/16/00
love1 pure love flows through all without aim...   7/13/00
definitions A first attempt to define a few terms I need   7/12/00
method kind of a description of how I am doing this   7/12/00
My Garden a little story of how my garden grows   7/12/00
premises the beginnings of an attempt to be more rigorous   7/12/00
my_damn_life A partial story of my altered states   7/10/00
types what we call our altered states...   7/10/00
Are You a little poem for those you do not know yet   7/8/00
blasphemy a short rumination on naming our gods   7/8/00
love5 an exploration of male sensitivity in our culture   7/7/00
money1 I guess we all need some $ to get by!   7/7/00
Are You Ready? a poem about sex, I suppose   7/6/00
Ghosts some midnight madnesses   6/29/00
New England a poem based on a vision from last fall   6/29/00
Promised Land a fairly harsh poem   6/26/00
Audience an essay about... you, I guess!   6/26/00
love2 why is love so disruptive?   6/26/00
Sleep a poem   6/26/00
fear2 a short, sweet romantic poem   6/20/00
cynicism a couple of comments about degenerate thought   6/19/00
capital5 balancing wealth with other human needs   5/6/00
breeze A poem about a love lost   4/19/00
escape a spoken word piece about words   4/6/00
ai Artificial Intelligence   3/12/00
theMindxxxx a site expounding a theory of the MIND   Feb-Mar/00
love6 love at a distance   2/8/00
questions a poem - based on the intro to hunger   1 & 4/00
stillborn a short but powerful prose poem   1/9/00
unbelief a little poem about the sentimentalisation of war   1/9/00
 
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day2 . . . others!   12/28/99
day1 some days are better than . . .   12/9/99
capital1 a basic diatribe about our failure to use our wealth   12/2/99
capital2 a harsh indictment of the forces of capital   12/2/99
capital3 a piece on the consumer/advertising feedback loop   12/2/99
freedom2 the minimal boundaries of personal freedom   12/2/99
needs2 the needs of a human being   12/2/99
privacy1 just a few simple words   12/2/99
thesis1 a bit about the core of this project   12/2/99
bill_of_rights3 freedom of speech for corporations?   12/1/99
fear1 a short note about complacency   12/1/99
icono1 a cranky essay on holidays, and my new calendar   12/1/99 (?)
alibi a furtive little poem   11/30/99
bill_of_rights1 how little do we understand what these mean?   11/30/99
bill_of_rights2 tolerance and its limits   11/30/99
idiots1 aren't we all?   11/30/99
exit_wound1 the ragged holes we leave...   11/28/99
spelling yes, it counts!   11/28/99
america6 why is America not a revolutionary country?   11/26/99
belief2 a logical disputation of belief   11/26/99
hunger1 neo-vegetarianism   11/26/99
needs1 the needs a human culture must meet   11/26/99
polisci1 a vague platform for a non-existent political party   11/26/99
poverty1 the view from the bottom?   11/26/99
Revolution (one) a few riffs on a phrase or two from poverty1   11/26/99
vocab1 required vocabulary words for todays graduate   11/26/99
wealth1 what is wealth for?   11/26/99
love3 a little bit about the pitfalls of new love   11/25/99
mirrors a poem - a reflection, of course   11/16/99
love4 a piece of the puzzle as I was reawakening   10/13/99
spirit0 a foreshadowing of this journey down the rabbit hole   10/13/99
spirit1 an early attempt to define this project   10/13/99
spirit2 an 'extroduction' - part 2 of love4 (I think)   10/13/99
handcuffs a little brush with bureaucracy...   8/5/99
children a few years ahead of the big scandals   7/99
massacre metal detectors in schools???   4/26/99
belief1 a list of things I did and did not believe in   4/20/99
polisci2 an essay on aggression among humans   4/19/99
 
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Somebody Else's Well a song about infidelity from 'Ruins' 7/7/98
You Must Be Crazy a song about habit from 'Ruins' June 98
I Stand Alone a song about loss from 'Ruins' 6/7/98
Moonlight a song about loss   6/5/98
Believe a song about faith from 'Ruins' 5/6/98
 
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belief3 about struggling 'not to believe'   11/19/97
little_girl a poem   9/5/97
bio a brief history of my stage career   9/2/97
Nobody Knows a song about neurotic fixation   9/2/97
Visitors my houseguests   9/1/97
Northern Eyes a song about war   7/9/97
Lover's Waltz a song about loss   5/5/97
Choices a song about freedom from 'Ruins' 1/28/97
icicle a bleak, cold little poem   1/11/97
 
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Impressions of a Sunset a song about loss from 'Ruins' 9/12/96
Lived In a small poem about the passage of time   7/8/96
Shambles a song about - who knows what - from 'Ruins' June 96
 
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happy an odd little poem - are you happy?   12/10/95
Exit Wound a song about life and death from 'Ruins' Sept. 95
Jealousy a song (formerly She Only Dances)   8/25/95
 
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Lemonfishbutter a song about requited lust from 'Ruins' 12/29/94
Hunger a song about food from 'Ruins' 2/10/94
 
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freedom1 a rambling piece about party politics   8/4/92
wealth2 a diatribe about pop music, politics, and money   1992
 
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oilwar1 the first 'made for TV' war provokes my dissent   2/6/91
 
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time2 early evidence of Thoughts in your humble author   4/15/88
 
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truth0 some scattered thoughts I found lying around   1/25/87
 
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counterpoint poem: just searching for my place in life   11/4/79
ideation poem: about creation and being created   9/25/79
no_minds poem: playing with some religious ideology   9/25/79
die poem: a little suffocation   9/25/79
smoke poem: will the passion reignite?   9/15/79
feelings poem: how can I ever pin them down?   9/8/79
untitled poem: some ins and outs of love   8/29/79
misery poem: trapped, stuck, still here (where?)   8/18/79
hours poem: the meaning and passage of time   7/30/79
purest poem: a little sweet idealism   7/29/79
unreal poem: trying to act on the world instead of vice versa   7/28/79
picture_her (with him) poem: yes, it's about jealousy   7/18/79
love poem: we will always be trying to understand this   7/14/79
holding poem: ooh, a little about love and frustration   7/14/79
tomorrow poem: fiddling about with time   7/3/79
~here poem: playing with words of emptiness   7/1/79
yesterday poem: fiddling about with time   7/1/79
dreamer poem: living in a world made for others   6/30/79
wonderland a strange little exercise   6/30/79
promise poem: one "chapter" from the above?   6/30/79
civil_service poem: a glum view of the future   6/29/79
running poem: an attempt at escape   6/25/79
confrontation poem: questions about mind and body   6/23/79
 
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grey a poem to wash over you   (unknown)
polisci3 some thoughts about government   (unknown)
we_have_won a poem about war and glory   (unknown)
women a two part parody of sexist attitudes   (unknown)
 
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