perhaps it’s how long and loud you can stand someone's screams that leads to leaders who seem to move fright and sounds of death forward from / into human beings. this is not the only way. what must do . just do you must. what you must do is clock time to human value. try.… Continue reading a self to talk to: bawk
youvenever heardof me. youvenever heardof your dislike for me or your disrespect. nevershared this as a home. neverfelt allthatyou see as not yourown. youvenever heardof your adoration for me, your kindness. nevertimed connection in trees. neverfelt love peace or fear with the idea of me, or the real. youvenever heardof re-recognizing what you see. neverlearned patterns of perception… Continue reading nevereven
| Time In
Time In | FEBRUARY 25, 2017 | 6-9PM | Cultural Arts Center, Columbus OH | mfa thesis TIME IN | FEBRUARY 25, 2017 | 6-9PM the premiere of 'Time In' is three weeks away, I'm going over three years of this project's process, excerpted here: rhrsl footage of justin and ella, audio interview with ali Time… Continue reading | Time In
thereislove all that we experience creates how we feel and how we feel others. thereislove we are human beings, changeable and changing. thereislove in standing up, in calling out. we decide to see. to call out atrocity - like customs of hate until death and the killing of we. we decide to hear. to stand together in our need… Continue reading thereislove
Each human, like a projector: I aim my light to see, I see what I can through the light out of me. help them understand how you are here. how? (why?) love. write words from love. check wrongs with love. share life with love. love is the substance that carries you. so what of it when love is,… Continue reading be sweet
18Jan2017 the 'shooter' was in fact an OSU student in plain sight with no gun but a knife. the shots fired, which killed Abdul Razak Ali Artan, were from large scales of police that surrounded him outside at mid-day. He was dead before the campus alert to stay away from the 'active shooter' area was texted simultaneously to hundreds… Continue reading Dear Sirs,
you sit on it
coda: 27Jan2017 last week I enter large, a door frame. the door is open, light is on. "what are you doing?" (I mean what is that, specifically) "working, cole.." a curt flush from behind the front of alaptoponadesk. annoyed but playful. i keep my large at the door and insert: "will you be my creative… Continue reading you sit on it
walkeye and the time-being
Listening to people. Their lives. Walking home on Sunday I stop to talk to a man and his dog. We speak deeply, quickly. He brings up time and humanity which has me telling him about the interviews I’ve been collecting over the last few years. How the process is “unmooring me” as another friend has put… Continue reading walkeye and the time-being
(excerpt) --- the dead try to end the killing. but the moon sees us repeating death by death over skin. over land. only killers can end a killing - because the dead cannot breathe and cannot run, but we can have guns and shoot skin through over fear. over power. i hope we realize the… Continue reading democide
again, still : conflations
type. the pages arent ruffling like they used to thats because you are on the keyboard. so should i go back to the pen? yes. (transcription of written notes, switched indents) 15july2016 Time calls you from somewhere else You hear it crying. what am i doing wrong? You are thinking and feeling. You are being… Continue reading again, still : conflations
right thing is left.
My own and yours, too. What now do we say, what now do we do? Listen There is knocking. Who’s In to let In? No In, just here, me. It’s time to begin. Fall free unto thee, thy self is great big – wide channels of wind blowcross fields open red. Add space in the words… Continue reading right thing is left.