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only the deepest softness

i have tried to meet the world
meet my lover
and meet myself
in many different ways
over the long years of my life
i have tried to rage, argue and battle… 160 more words


From The Darkness Within

Today I search for light from a consuming darkness within, and turn inevitably to John O’Donohue. I’ve shared this before, but each time I read it, the words take on new meaning, depending on the storms passing through. 200 more words


Walker Percy Wednesday 160

An unvarying element in the situation is a pointing at by context. There must occur a preliminary meeting of minds and a mutually intended subject before anything can be said at all. 576 more words

Walker Percy

Poetry Sometimes Puts a Dollop of Grim on our Plate!

EXSANGUINATIONS by Joyce Carol Oates

Life as it unspools
Ever more eludes

We wonder what is best—
Exsanguination in a rush
Or in a 1,000 small slashes.
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Robots Beware: Colin Wilson Strikes Again!

Greg Moffit has posted the second session of our three part interview about the life and work of Colin Wilson, based on my book  177 more words


The Metaphysics of Evolution

How far back does natural selection go? Is it just a biological phenomenon or can we attribute natural selection to the creation of the biological itself? 383 more words