Category Archives: mindworks

Incantations: The Magic of Reading Aloud

      The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath (Lovecraft cover art) by Gervasio Gallardo (b. 1934) I have read this very strange novel to myself and once to my then 3 year son, who loved it when I read him anything. I have … Continue reading

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Capturing Light: Investigations of Color in Words, Music and Images #5:

June and Everything After More Than Enough BY MARGE PIERCY The first lily of June opens its red mouth.  All over the sand road where we walk  multiflora rose climbs trees cascading  white or pink blossoms, simple, intense  the scene drifting … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Thinking Our Way Forward

This is how one pictures the angel of history. His face is turned toward the past. Where we perceive a chain of events, he sees one single catastrophe which keeps piling wreckage upon wreckage and hurls it in front of … Continue reading

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Go Blind Today Already: 3 Poems by Paul Celan

From Breathturn Go Blind Today already eternity too is full of eyes — Where in drowns, what helped the images over the path they came, Where in expires, what took you out of  language with a gesture that you let … Continue reading

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Keep Only What You Need

from SYNTHETIC ZERØ

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Thoughts and Images of April

Misremembered Movie From a Dream A talent show, Sing!, but with real people instead of cartoon animals. This feeling that I had been somewhere, but it was a different place.    I am forming a project to examine the layers … Continue reading

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Poems of April 2018 #2

Transfer He was misleading  The two women about his father’s ability to care for himself. He feared they would not take such a helpless man.   Dis-integration All this world wants of me is everything consumed, from beginning to end,  … Continue reading

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