Chicago in the Rear-View

Well, it’s all over now save for the thinking. Of course, what is anything but thinking? Walking, eating, even breathing, are just thinking in motion. Travel is no different. The sights, sounds, smells, and feelings we seek by traveling are, at bottom, just another way of thinking through the world. The trip I’ve been thinkingContinue reading “Chicago in the Rear-View”

Happy Thanksgiving, Grand Marshal Andrew Jackson

King Mob on the Meridian claimingthis land is ours in the affirmative mode which animates eventhe Communists here the three-pounds of flax who wax zen on the temple mounds of the erased  Shuck oysters and weave thefolksonomy of despair from threads golden likethe ever yellow afterglow over the bay belowyou sing of this place like you own it,Continue reading “Happy Thanksgiving, Grand Marshal Andrew Jackson”

Prompt 1: A Postage Stamp View of my Office

Note: I am working through the book The 1-Minute Writer by Leigh Medeiros, which is available right now as part of a Humble Books Bundle at Humble Bundle. You’re on the phone with a far-flung friend who wants to hear about where you are right now. Check out your surroundings. Capture the essence of whatContinue reading “Prompt 1: A Postage Stamp View of my Office”

Inverse Walk of the Fallen Leaf

We passed the time in shade unaware until Russet skin descending in winter to carbon upon the pavement, it Caught the corner of my eye Red passing to brown, falling gray black dust in my lungs Passing again I could not point to the fallen leaf but it is part of me Chlorophyll in theContinue reading “Inverse Walk of the Fallen Leaf”