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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

cutting through the middle to encounter ideas

"It's safer to go cutting through the middle;
it's there rather that one might encounter ideas.
This makes all the difference in inquiries."


—The Stranger (from Elea), in Plato's Statesman (262C)

Saturday, July 4, 2015

floor plans for the house of desire

"...
the answer was within

a radius of several
floor plans for the house

desire was always building
and destroying..."

Robert Hass, excerpt from the poem "Breach and Orison"
in Time and Materials (Ecco Press, 2007) p16.