Two sides of Nature through poetry

“I have no philosophy, I have senses.” – Fernando Pessoa. With the ever increasing moral relativism of modern life the quote above seems to embody a way of being that is refreshingly unaffected, simple and honest. There is a natural inclination to identify with our more basic instincts when confronted with overwhelming complexity. Although this … More Two sides of Nature through poetry

Autumn and Anarchism

I smell the musky, earthy, damp leaf loam of Autumn. Everything is falling apart a little bit. Everything is becoming a little frayed and undone. The crisp perfection of spring tulips, that once stood to attention along tidy borders like governmental obelisks are crumbling like coliseum pillars. Petals are transparent, leaves brittle and curled. All … More Autumn and Anarchism

Paradox and Truth

In Ursula Le Guin’s book series “The Earthsea Quartet.” The young ‘prentice Sparrowhawk, learns that to become a Mage he must realize the true name of things. In other words he must learn how to “see” the true essence and nature of reality, with clarity. In  old folk tales the archetypal crone named “Baba Yaga the … More Paradox and Truth

Naked Poetry

Personas, personalities, ideas, opinions, the superficial, the disposable, the attention seeking, all things sourced and shaped by external forces and dominant narratives; these are the things the poems below are wrestling with. I have felt the surge within that compels me to desire visibility, recognition, and which leads me to question my truth and become … More Naked Poetry

Ayn Rand – Objectivism – My own thoughts {in progress}

My husband grew up under communism and he has no sentimental memories of the time. Every morning he and his father would take it in turns to stand in 2 hour long queues at 4 am to collect his family’s daily ration of milk and monthly ration of frozen meat. His family’s land had been … More Ayn Rand – Objectivism – My own thoughts {in progress}