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Month: July 2010

Aurora Water

Aurora Water

After passing through an area where fiery talons reached down from the boughs and tried to snatch me upward, I came to a kind of misty clearing where I saw in the distance what seemed to be a large serpent slithering away into the deep entanglement. I spotted a many-colored waterfall on its back, where aurora water gushed from its bowels onto the forest floor.

July 4th

July 4th

On this high holy day of American nationalism, I wonder what lies ahead for us. I am not, by nature, a pessimist. But what I’ve been witnessing in America the past 10 years leads me to think we are on the precipice of disaster, at least in exoteric terms. Since 2008, we have seen one of the greatest transfers of wealth the world has ever known, from the lower and middle classes into the hands of the very wealthy. Where…

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Thoughts Arise

Thoughts Arise

Sitting here at my desk, trying to write something, not necessarily for you, dear reader, but for me. I find that the act of writing is illuminating. I receive insight into myself as thoughts come into consciousness and are typed onto this page. I close my eyes and listen to what might come next. I think of stream-of-consciousness writing, which I have attempted before. It’s a good practice because it emanates directly from the unconscious mind. I can read it…

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