"I'm into throwing away all my crummiest tapes and songs," I told my neighbor Gray.
"Ah! A purge."
"Right. It's different when it's voluntary, not like losing stuff to fire, flood or legal maneuver."
"Making room for the new."
"Yes, Gray, yes. Sculpting the archive".
My standards are higher now. And some tunes are transitional -work songs - more important as process than as something to present. It's liberating…Continue
Inelegant rhymes with which to compromise
The uncivil sentiment
Pliers screw drivers down to size
Idle dreamers awake with effort
To prevent the sleep sand barnacled bloodshot eyes
From duning down the very ones they seek to therapize
Who stirs up the pot? Who sorts this one from the rot?
Scrubs it from the bottom, slurps it from the top
Who looks for the hot spot, churns butter in the crock
Turns the tide, rolls the rock, holds…
The Bagua or Pa Kua are eight symbols used in Taoist cosmology to represent the fundamental principles of reality, seen as a range of eight interrelated concepts. Each consists of three lines, each line either "broken" or "unbroken", respectively representing yin or yang.
It begins with two. There are only 8 ways one can combine them as 3.
5 of the 8 Forces are included in Taoist 5 Element Theory: water, fire,…Continue