Month: November 2022
Journalists take note: THIS is how to handle a combed-over narcissist
The NY Post article on that walking comb-over’s little announcement last night is absolutely brilliant.
A Couple Birds from Archaic Cyprus!
Two birds from archaic Cyprus, one possibly a hornbill-like bird(?), on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
My Favorite Crabapple, My Oldest Friend
A few photos of the spectacle put on in April 2021 by my favorite tree in the world/my oldest friend.
Saguaro Poems: For the Saguaros (with audio)
What good we could do for the saguaros, for the planet, may we only do it *now*.
Saguaro Poems: ‘That cactus is so sturdy!’ (with audio)
The first of a series of Saguaro Poems (or 2, at least, for now), this one on the vulnerability revealed by the condition of being armed.
Great Mother, What Can Be Done? (with audio)
A poet’s prayer to Gaia, the Great Mother, from my collection Poems for the Anthropocene, to mark the start of COP27, with audio.
On dyslexia’s relative dyscalculia, another facet of my neurodivergent experience
Autism/Allism, ADHD, etc: diagnostic labels are damning.
We need better conceptions for how we think of neuroqueer identities.
Hyperlexia, or “I was a ‘precocious’ child”
For a while I thought my gift with words and for reading, as well as my obsessive love of books, meant I couldn’t be autistic. lol… Turns out I am actuallyAutistic, but also I’m hyperlexic.
Thinking about Capital Punishment with Sophocles’ Antigone
In Sophocles’ Antigone, Kreon does not get off so easy that he gets to die. He has to live with the consequences of his actions, just as every survivor of violent crime has to live with the consequences.