Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Ignorant Questions for Society and Its City

Why are all the crazies yelling on the street angry? Sadness doesn't yell? Happiness is of the healthy?

Hipster scoffed my moleskin. Does my notebook encompass me?

If I give a moment of attention to each sound (bark, honk, chirp, chatter, zipo flick) heard in a minute at Union Square, will Christ return before I'm finished?

Why do Black Americans have round faces and round butts?
Why do Asian Americans have flat faces and flat butts?
Why do White Americans have no faces and no butts?

If NYC is knowledgeable, is nowhere-town wise?

Can pretension and pragmatism kiss and make up?

Dolly Parton?

Hayden Carruth says we're a "post-literate" generation, okay?

Privacy? Therapy? Facebook? Community?

Does it matter that I can build a house?

Should Ravel's Concerto for the Left Hand be listened through any other medium but live musicians?

Keats said, "A poem needs understanding through the senses. The point of diving in a lake is not immediately to swim to the shore...."



  1. I have to talk to you more about this. I think there is a wonderful experiment going on, and you should just go on for pages and pages. I love so many of these lines. The play with language is dragging your imagination out of its adolesence.

    DO NOT STOP. Damn the man! Save the Empire.

  2. Great, Steven! That's my idea, exactly. I made a label for it and intend to do it semi-often.

    Rex Manning day? :P

  3. I agree! Continue to play with this. It's a lot of fun. Can't wait to read more:)

  4. Funny outburts from the brain of a thinker. I like it!

  5. OMG: will do more!

    Dani: cool!

    Lizzie: thankity thank thank.

  6. I enjoy hearing how your brain rattles around, seriously.

    might take a peek