poems as hand- and foot-holds on a glass mountain

Before You Ask

                The most labile of seasons, spring leaps aboard any shift of mood extending, exaggerating a desultory drizzle becomes a crashing downpour a real headbanger then…

Owl

The branch she rests on barely flexed with her landing or so seems plausible to this observer when she’s pointed out she wears a patterned coat…

Falling Away

            A moment settles, a stillness      barely echoing a soft rainfall      a bowel-mutter of a refrigerator it slips out of anxiety’s claws an empty suit freeing…

At Issue

Sometimes it approaches at a gallop a heavily armored horse and knight      with brutal lance uplifted immodest as a monarch Henry VIII unhorsed, knocked out thought…

Clearing Fences

we sip chilled wine on a deck-like terrace in autumn sunlight’s failing warmth in the distance the low rumble of the falls a light lunch we’ve…

Too Late

                    Late evening light sorts the leaves of an old apple tree beside the backyard deck an heirloom variety whose name I almost recall… Pippin.  Newton Pippin.  Grown…

Frank J. Tassone

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Systemic Disorder

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O at the Edges

Musings on poetry, language, perception, numbers, food, and anything else that slips through the cracks.

Philosophical Writings

Thoughts on Philosophy by C.M. Bodayle

Random Sample Review

Decidedly and Unabashedly Human

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Media for Justice and Peace

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Radical Geography Podcast and Sound Collective

Order of Engaged Buddhists

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Footnotes2Plato

"The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato." —Alfred North Whitehead

spiritualscienceofsingularity

Monism Divided/Dualism United

Frank J. Tassone

haikai poetry matters

The Nihilist Void

Nothing matters.

🌸Word Craft Prose & Poetry🌸

We're Crafting Poetry—One Syllable at a Time

Contemplative Light

Inspiration and Guidance on the Journey to Awakening

Systemic Disorder

Essays on economic crisis, decoding dominant ideologies and creating a better world

panoply, a literary zine

Join us here for a wide-ranging and impressive array of writing

O at the Edges

Musings on poetry, language, perception, numbers, food, and anything else that slips through the cracks.

Philosophical Writings

Thoughts on Philosophy by C.M. Bodayle

Random Sample Review

Decidedly and Unabashedly Human

Rise Up Times

Media for Justice and Peace

production de l'immédiat

Der Zeitgeist ist ein Virus

Zen Fools

What are you when your body is not you?

seijaku roshi

Living a Zen Inspired Life/Authentic Spirituality for the 21st Century

Antipod: A Radical Geography Podcast and Sound Collective

Radical Geography Podcast and Sound Collective

Order of Engaged Buddhists

A contemplative teaching Order

Footnotes2Plato

"The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato." —Alfred North Whitehead

spiritualscienceofsingularity

Monism Divided/Dualism United