light, Personal, Poetry Friday

A little screed against progress

A little screed against progress New car plays no CDs camera has no download cord it’s all Bluetooth and Wi-fi and I’m feeling pushed toward a world controlled by passwords where music’s streamed, not owned photos float on virtual clouds and my attention’s honed: delete the fake-bill email ignore the mystery link report the phishing… Continue reading A little screed against progress


The Great Civilizations (NPM ’16-Day 15)

The Great Civilizations New parts for old—magic materials eyes and ears do dance steps on the stage. Print spreads the word on horseback, the book finding the way, measuring the world, making music. Every room in the house—the bedroom, the bathroom dining out on teaching and learning, the world of work. In the kitchen preserving… Continue reading The Great Civilizations (NPM ’16-Day 15)