The Facade of a Poem

As I sit down and breathe I bring myself up to the rivers edge and look over into the swirling of dirt caused by a fish kicking up from the muck. To bring myself away from the pull of gravity I come here and sit without moving for hours on end. The ending of myself … Continue reading

The Buffoon Philosophy

Buffoonery and Philosophy is a strange name for a blog, I know, but I will try to explain why I changed the name and what it means to me. The first word, buffoonery, has roots in Latin, French, and Italian. It is a word that is used for odd jokes, tricks, gestures, and (my favorite) … Continue reading

Poetic Fever Dreams

Brine packed book covers Sitting open on the coffee table Resolute in their stance Men offer defense While women wisely sit silent Their corpulence overgirds And the table gives way Unable to hold up vast swaths Of philosophical pandering Or existential angst Or whatever the crap it is The landscape is pressed upon By the … Continue reading

Weekly G.K.: The Man who was Thursday

The Man who was Thursday is one of G.K. Chesterton’s most famous books. It is a novel about the fight between anarchy and order. The book was first published in 1908 and is subtitled A Nightmare. It is in fact somewhat of a nightmare with it’s semi-dark theme of anarchism. When many people hear of … Continue reading

Weekly G.K.: An Introduction to G.K. Chesterton