Challenge #17: The Crack-Up Quarry

For today’s poetry challenge, I’m inspired to create a poem using the fold-in technique, made famous by William Burroughs. Splicing together paragraphs from different books offers interesting juxtapositions of text and image. “When you cut into the present the future leaks out.” said Burroughs. I walked over to my bookcase and selected the first two books thatContinue reading “Challenge #17: The Crack-Up Quarry”

32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow – Interactive Feature –

Recently fellow WordPress blogger Jonathan Becher posted “10 Ideas That Are Changing Your Life” I read his post and was curious to discover what he thought IDEAS 11-20 might be? His reply came back: “Thanks Michele. Predicting the future is a difficult business but the NY Times had ’32 Innovations That Will Change YourContinue reading “32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow – Interactive Feature –”

Faith, hope and love

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

Force Fields

The trend towards hyper-vivid style befits our maximum complexity culture. French philosopher and mystic Teilhard De Chardin (born May 1, 1881, died April 10, 1955) predicts the culmination of evolution as unified consciousness: “Pushed one against the other by the growth of their number and by the proliferation of their connections, approached one to theContinue reading “Force Fields”