MEDITATION (a prose poem; from the 6/25/20 draft)

The Power of the Figurative Listening to Andy Puddicombe’s Headspace app (as if crucial to escaping the pollution of thoughts and feelings that wrap me in an excessively humid trap) as he…. guides… us beginner listeners (theoretically, as these particular recordings are designed for beginners, but I don’t know who happens to listen to them … Continue reading MEDITATION (a prose poem; from the 6/25/20 draft)

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)”

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…