Reading 2017 into 1886

I don't particularly like to write in books. I know people who keep Foster Wallace footnotes in the margins of all their books. Like most things, I have an exception: my Nietzsche books. They are fair game. Friedrich Nietzsche's works, when not aphorisms, are dense--they are difficult to scan. I read and re-read Nietzsche, the... Continue Reading →

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God is Whoever Will Recognize Your Sacrifice (A Spring Poem)

When the heat rose It brought the ants out with it--- The bedrock slumbers under the shivering topsoil, All winter huddled up--- Now comes the tilt of the earth--- Now comes hibernation hangovers--- The creak in your elbow Only you can hear--- Now comes the sun again--- Now the snakes sun on gravel roads--- God... Continue Reading →

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