Everything we experience can be overwhelming; just the raw nature of being alive can grate on the soul and leave one’s reserves of willpower and courage depleted. But what is the solution to this predicament? Is it right (or smart) to commit suicide if existence has become unbearable, or is there a better alternative to palliate the malaise of being? I’ve found it helps to view the world through a somewhat detached lens. Read More...
I start writing to you today from quarantine. My eye is somehow inflamed. My conjunctivae are folding and bunching up when I move my eyes, which I believe to be conjunctivochalasis, and late last night I had an episode of what I believe to be corneal erosion. The doctor’s offices are all closed, so I am in a strange position of limbo. Of course, this won’t kill me, but it’s very uncomfortable, and the compounding effects of the world seemingly breaking apart, combined with health issues and a mind that is plagued with the talking heads on TV so brilliantly instilling fear, is intense. Read More...
Can’t face the world unculturebound
Unshielded experience is too raw
It might confound if felt too freely
So freedom must be caged with law
Controlling frames are worn with will
For God’s country and protection
Lest someone’s thinking overspill
And point in an unenclosed direction
Anesthetize your strangeness
Say our loving mindset masters
We’re taught how to not transgress
By edustructional broadcasters
They, together, teach the rules
Of this playperform Read More...