flow me a sign

Posted by on Apr 30, 2011 in Poetry Slam, T.S. Eliot | No Comments

“Black holes are where God divided by zero.” What better way for the universe to announce that I have pondered the cosmic ramifications of quantum physics enough than to flash a bumper sticker like that across my path? The universe may well be ultimately unknowable, but it sure does have a sense of humor sometimes. ...

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are you experienced?

Posted by on Apr 24, 2011 in Poetry, The Dancing Wu Li Masters | No Comments

Twenty-two years later, I open up The Dancing Wu Li Masters and find an E.E. Cummings quotation?!? Synchronicity just so is, I tell you. “Knowledge is a polite word / for dead but not buried imagination.” Ouch, as I sit here neck-deep in supposedly knowledgeable books. But, thank you, Universe. I needed that. I have ...

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totally un-understandable

Posted by on Apr 16, 2011 in Books, The Dancing Wu Li Masters | No Comments

I thought it was Werner Heisenberg who didn’t like what he saw. Turns out it was Max Planck. Those pesky 20th century physicists who changed our fundamental conception of the universe. One became so uncomfortably uncertain and one became so comfortable with ultimate uncertainty. Yin and yang indeed. Where to begin? The pages of my ...

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