Cortexual essays, poetry and cerebral musings for your pre-frontal amusement
This man is driven to draw
a magnet string leads him inspired
with hands never given to stall
surrendered to apophenia; in lucid limbo, hyper-wired,
words are like swords – without S’s or points
repurposed for prose, and smooth rhythmic joints
so instead of a dagger that ends in a death
the word is a gift, a life-giving breath
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The mandala is system, a symbol, and a universe in itself of various profundity. Etymologically it means “a magic circle,” yet mandalas existed before words and without description. From the grand realms of astronomy to the microscopic botanics and organics alike; as above, the planets orbit and snowflakes fall to ground; so below, its patterns are easily reflected in Fibonacci’s series, a golden rule of phi-sequenced flower petals spiraling off into endless functional forms.
As a mixer
makes his elixir
so goes the bolo
twisting so low
from each dilutes
pulling closer, the
One lightspeed atom
an unseen phantom
that void re-feudal
all are gears in pieces
like the moon and mars
to man, are more than stars.
Could the regularity of this dense fabric called reality be directly related to the variation of its temperature? Well, if the goal were to identify with certainty, the basic nature of existence, then what follows may not be a “Waldo” amidst the distracting crowds of look-a-likes, impostors, and phoneys (plus the hundreds of dispersed regulars for a good measure of confusion) but i reassure you that this will be easily nominated for the “Oh, Please be Reality” award at next years Ig-Nobel Prize ceremonies.read more
Like the fish
and the bat
Or the fire
and the future-bent
So too, a scent
sneaks in each breath!
But does air smell?
how can we tell?
All exist quite intimate, entangled without end.
The topic of dolphins can open many contemplative routes of confabulations, ranging from the antique historic accounts found colourfully displayed on ancient fresco walls, to the mundane military training for marine mines detection or theoretically strapped with bombs destined for submarines.read more