draft from “Effexor”

[the primary narrator and protagonist Dylan Starr reflects on how Effexor has significantly reduced his depression and anxiety symptoms] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iim0djIAzeY&t=7s Cities with skyscrapers built of lava hardened doom From and upon constantly erupting volcanoes—their fumes And the acid rain monsoons Now seem transformed into peaceful beach sand dunes Ah, sand grains flying in the wind … Continue reading draft from “Effexor”

sketch of discourses on polyamory & monogamy from “Erotophilia”

A Deeper Look Into the Psychology of Contemplating a Theory “What did he look for in them? What attracted him to them? Isn’t making love merely an eternal repetition of the same? Not at all. There is always the small part that is unimaginable. When he saw a woman in her clothes, he could naturally … Continue reading sketch of discourses on polyamory & monogamy from “Erotophilia”

two passages from “I; From Self Awareness to Esteem to Actualization in Solitude and in Good Company (i.e., in and out of episodes of loneliness)”

These passages are from a prosimetrum I'm writing, essentially, about self esteem and self actualization both from philosophical and psychological points of view especially. Along with two verses I'm also including the epigraph and the prologue... “What is unique about the ‘I’ hides itself exactly in what is unimaginable about a person. All we are … Continue reading two passages from “I; From Self Awareness to Esteem to Actualization in Solitude and in Good Company (i.e., in and out of episodes of loneliness)”

4/16/20 draft from “death toll” (a section from “Covid19”)

I've been working on a hybrid piece of rhymes and footnotes (roughly 30 pages in total as of now) about the experience of processing the Covid19 pandemic since mid March before social distancing measures had been announced. The piece is divided into sections and explores many different aspects of this awful event including what it's … Continue reading 4/16/20 draft from “death toll” (a section from “Covid19”)

Why blog, music I’m into lately, my prose-poetry thought/experiment…

WHY BLOG Right now I am blogging as a means of thinking out loud. Every have one of those days when thoughts seem to be storming from every direction really fast? Racing thoughts. Plus, sometimes caffeine has a stronger than usual effect, plus, actually I got a good night’s sleep last night! And so right … Continue reading Why blog, music I’m into lately, my prose-poetry thought/experiment…

poem (draft in progress): Coronavirus 2019

Meantime life outside goes on All around you -Bob Dylan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpFmwV8ueP0 1  “Talk of the town” That Covid nineteen More like talk of the world-- for it strikes me from what I’ve seen with all these disrupted routines trips to the pharmacy and grocery store where there was no more hand sanitizer for sale (did … Continue reading poem (draft in progress): Coronavirus 2019