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Redundancy

Ideas, ideas, ideas.

Ideas, ideas, ideas, ideas, ideas, ideas.

I’ve got plenty of ‘em.

Ideas here! Get your ideas here!

The more I’ve got, the less I know. Take ‘em. On me.

I insist.

I implore.

No I beg.

Ideas, ideas, ideas.

Ideas, ideas, ideas, ideas, ideas, ideas.

Crowding, mobbing, DDoSing me aren’t they?

The greater their lot, the more barren and empty.

Copy ‘em. Clone ‘em. Corroding.

1,000 times over until the noise becomes blotting.

Ideas, ideas, ideas.

Ideas, ideas, ideas, ideas, ideas, ideas.

Goddamned redundancy.

If One Could

Here I am. Sitting in front of the blank. In front of the black blank. And I can exhale selfishly. Fully, to the point of ecstatic ease. What will I write? There’s no telling, because there’s no end to what is possible to say. There is an expanse of black before me. Below me, from my point of view. That is, the text’s point of view. And what a point of view to inhabit, if one could. To look knowingly at the typer like no other thing can. Say, in a deep way, “I know what you are going to type. And it’s okay. I will tell the others what you have told me, what you are telling me now. With...

Teleological Trees

Reaching stretching

toward the upward,

yearning yawning

open and forward

Surviving fraying

outward and onward,

striving stultifying

entropic then backward

teleological trees.

Francis Bacon: Essays and New Atlantis

Of Truth: The poet that beautified the sect, that was otherwise inferior to the rest saith yet excellently well: It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore and to see ships tossed upon the sea; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle and to see a battle and the adventures thereof below; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene), and to see the errors and wanderings and mists and tempests in the vale below; so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride...

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