What time is it? That’s right, it’s the Boy from Bohemia Time!

While I wasn’t exactly thrilled with Kafka translator Michael Hoffman translating Ungeziefer as cockroach… To say the least… I am in definite accord with him on much of what he discusses in his introduction to METAMORPHOSIS AND OTHER STORIES, a collection translated by him consisting of all of Kafka’s stories that were published in Kafka’s … Read more

All I’m Conscious of…

Is what I’m conscious of. You dig? Put with brutal succinctness, Damasio’s brief goes like this: Mental activity consists of a stream of “images” that map aspects of the world around us. But these images, by themselves, cannot be conscious. For that, they must be related to a perspective, an “owner,” a self — this, … Read more

Seize Hard the Moment

Seize hard the moment Right now before it passes by Seize it with all your might With all your purpose And don’t question why Or wonder where it’s been Or wonder where it’s going Or wonder anything at all Just hold on to it And don’t let go As it forever evolves And leads you … Read more

Piddling Over An Abstraction

Have you got five minutes to spare?


No time, you say?

Okay, if you had the time, what would you do with it?

Take your time and think.

I’m in no rush for I, personally, have all the time in the world.

Please stop looking at your watch phone.

Try to judge time’s movement without mechanics.

When was the last time you considered what time even means?

Or time as more than a deadline?

Is a five-minute wait a waste of time for you?

Depends on the situation, you say?


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Emily Dickinson on Daylight Saving Time*

764 Presentiment – is that long Shadow – on the Lawn – Indicative that Suns go down – The Notice to the startled Grass That Darkness is about to pass –   *Admittedly, it’s highly unlikely that Ms. Dickinson while sitting alone upstairs staring out her pondering window penned this pensive poem about Daylight Saving … Read more