Welcome to the Homeworld, various lifeforms!🛸

The painter pondered the mournful puzzle of life demanding to be born and, once born, demanding to be fruitful … to multiply and to live as long as possible—to do all that on a very small planet that would have to last forever.”

– Kurt Vonnegut, 2 B R 0 2 B

Books & Short Stories That I Recommend:

  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • Inside the Blood Factory by Diane Wakoski
  • Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
  • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  • 2 B R 0 2 B by Kurt Vonnegut

“It’s a sunny little doomed planet, inhabited by a number of frisky little doomed animals.”

– Professor Farnsworth, Futurama

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    “To the attentive eye, each moment of the year has its own beauty, and in the same field, it beholds, every hour, a picture which was never seen before, and which shall never be seen again.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature
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    “Don’t ask for guarantees. And don’t look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library. Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were heading for shore.” – Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451
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    “I have to constantly re-identify myself to myself, reactivate my own standards, my own convictions about what I’m doing and why.” – Nina Simone “What kept me sane was knowing that things would change, and it was a question of keeping myself together until they did.” – Nina Simone “All the time, there was theContinue reading
  • A Poem
    Pulled into the grasp, Still behind the mask, I watch, Through eyes that cease to be mine As my life takes on the present That will soon become the past.
  • A Watched Pot Never Boils
    Enamored by worthwhile,Tangled in meanwhile,Watching water boil.Inclusive, but intrusive?Unnecessarily imperative,An eye caught by the shine of tin foil,Watching water boil.Standstill venturingTowards ephemeral unfettering,Watching water boil.How freeing a moment can be;A breath of fresh air,A touch, A stare, butWatching water boil?A comfortable squabble.Inadvertently carnal,The need to devour before time does spoil,And touch hot oil,Waiting for theContinue reading “A Watched Pot Never Boils”