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Born January 22, 1946

Born January 22, 1946   Ashes of Auschwitz attended my bris they stayed quiet and did not speak their names a scent that I did not yet recognize dark gray sky cantilevered from the past   I shone the splendor of coming to be undergirded by the terror of it conjoint unravelling of joy and doom never ever to be broken apart   to love is to love, the question that is its own answer, to live is to live this fleeting instant, eternity’s crown, this spark that vanishes free from a name   the wound of hope bleeds and can not be stanched beyond faulting I mourn and I bless... read more

Idealization And Envy

Idealization and envy are antipodal twins.  Idealization produces colossi that bestride the psychological world and can produce claustrophobia.   Adoration mingles with envy, so that the result can be a secret desire to escape that can manifest itself as a feeling of being so hemmed in as to want to make a jail break.  A wife who over idealizes her husband may be moved to seek affairs to liberate herself from the tyranny of her adoration.  This is passing strange and also... read more

Two New Books Published This Autumn, Available on Amazon, Please Read

Young Elise, gifted with deep sight, dreams the quest of the mouse acrobat and the unicorn after they have escaped the great battle between the forces of the Nutcracker and the army of the Seven-Headed Mouse King. They meet many perils along the way, both internal and external. Why war? Why greed? The links to vanity and what self-aggrandizement leaves out. Finally they dance a revelatory dance with Blanche and Djinnsky. The quest changes the mouse acrobat far beyond who she was at the start. Elise wakes having seen to the center.

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