Monday, May 12, 2014

Galaxy of Minds Bent Upon Him

  • HIKING UPDATE! or Earthgirl and I are getting our fat asses in shape doing what we love to do: Friday after work four mile circuit in Little Bennett, only one small circuit and we would have done it all; Saturday, seven mile circuit, Sugarloaf, Blue to Purple to Blue to Northern Peaks; Sunday, four mile circuit to the above, Blockhouse Train off River Road to the above cliffs above the Potomac, just ten miles from the DC line.
  • How to tell a loved one her favorite book sucks.
  • Circe and Charlie will get an Elkin novel, I'm ordering today at lunch, get requests in by one today.
  • Sergio Chejfec (the anti-Escher?), for those of you who do. I saw his name and thought I should investigate and promptly forgot.
  • Hilda Hilst?
  • Beckett, for those of you who do.
  • Samuel Delaney, for those of you who do.
  • Zombie update (with Sun Kil Moon soundtrack).
  • C.A.K.E. Dave's new project.
  • It's hard to believe that after all these years Dean Wareham is putting out his first solo album.


Josephine Mills

A poem I keep forgetting to write
Is about the stars,
How I see them in their order
Even without the chair and bear and the sisters,
In their astronomic presence of great space,
And how beyond and behind my eyes they are moving,
Exploding to spirals under extremest pressure.
Having not mathematics, my head
Bursts with anguish of not understanding.

The poem I forget to write is bursting fragments
Of a tortured victim, far from me
In his galaxy of minds bent upon him,
In the oblivion of his headline status
Crumpled and exploding as incomparable
As a star, yet present in its light.
I forget to write.


  1. pig latin and ice cream .. .

  2. "In the spring of 2009, after the panel issued its third report, critical of the bailout, Larry Summers took Warren out to dinner in Washington and, she recalls, told her that she had a choice to make. She could be an insider or an outsider, but if she was going to be an insider she needed to understand one unbreakable rule about insiders: 'They don't criticize other insiders.'"