Category Archives: Circle

The Return

‘This life as you now live it and have lived it, you will have to live once more and innumerable times more; and there will be nothing new in it…’ I suddenly had the thought: You can, after all, take

The Return

‘This life as you now live it and have lived it, you will have to live once more and innumerable times more; and there will be nothing new in it…’ I suddenly had the thought: You can, after all, take

Blossoms of the Lips

…then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name. Hebrew 13:15 I’m hysterical. Sitting there, Paul taps his lips. Nothing. He gets up out of the shade,

Blossoms of the Lips

…then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name. Hebrew 13:15 I’m hysterical. Sitting there, Paul taps his lips. Nothing. He gets up out of the shade,

Lips of the Red Sea

Therefore from one man [Abraham], and him as good as dead, were born descendants as many as the stars of heaven and as many as the innumerable grains of sand by the seashore. Hebrews 11:12 ‘It is that last word,’

Lips of the Red Sea

Therefore from one man [Abraham], and him as good as dead, were born descendants as many as the stars of heaven and as many as the innumerable grains of sand by the seashore. Hebrews 11:12 ‘It is that last word,’

Penny and Stick

Beauty, just as Stendhal said, is a promise of happiness. We love, as Plato saw, what we do not possess. Aesthetic pleasure is the pleasure of anticipation, and therefore of imagination, not of accomplishment. An Essay on Beauty and Judgement.

Penny and Stick

Beauty, just as Stendhal said, is a promise of happiness. We love, as Plato saw, what we do not possess. Aesthetic pleasure is the pleasure of anticipation, and therefore of imagination, not of accomplishment. An Essay on Beauty and Judgement.

Ladder of Beauty

The reduction that beauty imposes on the terrifying, over and out of which beauty raises itself and which it banishes from itself as from a sacred temple, has- in the face of the terrifying- something powerless about it. For the

Ladder of Beauty

The reduction that beauty imposes on the terrifying, over and out of which beauty raises itself and which it banishes from itself as from a sacred temple, has- in the face of the terrifying- something powerless about it. For the

The Man-Hole

And there he was, yes, sitting on a man-hole cover. Feet clinched, fingers electrified. He sat with his mouth gaping wide, head tilted back. Fetal and ready to birth. Ready to be birthed. “Feel the world beneath,” Paul screamed, “feel

The Man-Hole

And there he was, yes, sitting on a man-hole cover. Feet clinched, fingers electrified. He sat with his mouth gaping wide, head tilted back. Fetal and ready to birth. Ready to be birthed. “Feel the world beneath,” Paul screamed, “feel

Kissing Geometry

“I would have been a geometer,” Paul begins, “if I hadn’t been a Pharisee.” I am watching Paul draw circles in the sand. Two sticks, tied at the top, make a compass. The circles begin to overlap as we spend

Kissing Geometry

“I would have been a geometer,” Paul begins, “if I hadn’t been a Pharisee.” I am watching Paul draw circles in the sand. Two sticks, tied at the top, make a compass. The circles begin to overlap as we spend