Dinner for One

Lyla’s Café, located on 125th and Amsterdam in New York City, is a mere two blocks from my apartment building. It’s well known for its French fries—and perhaps other things too, but I couldn’t tell you. It’s been open for … Continued

Free Lunch

There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch   Pay attention to daydreams Wash your hands of crocodile tears Say no to the hush money   Rewind the future Defy space and time Destroy illusions   See sound Hear … Continued

The What

What the horn blows resounds through my studio in the concrete jungle where pin oaks grow   What the bird sings resonates in my dreams at the break of dawn when in full swing   What the book dares me … Continued

Wait No Longer

When weeks or months or even years have past since you first imagined yourself starting a new   enterprise that you feel will positively impact your life, but you haven’t yet actualized it, and you still   feel strongly about it today as you did the first day, the source of the problem may be procrastination.   One way to solve this problem is to jot down what the enterprise is and then list three steps only you   could do to get … Continued

Euphoria

it was a tapestry of chords interwoven one into another progressing like a stampede   echoes of a language somewhat akin to love ricocheting off the wall commencing a symphony   everywhere and nowhere midway a journey steady, soft, and … Continued

Mathematics for Breakfast

Ever ate an algorithm with some statistics on the side?   Ever drank a homomorphism through the prism of capitalism?   Yes! said no one ever. But she knew the truth all along.   Yet they didn’t consider her credible. … Continued

Justice

we stand for something that’s necessary all the time considered absurd by some   but in every aspect is sublime the ultimate quintessential protector of the physical and the mental   yet so transcendental that it’s esoteric and sometimes hysteric … Continued

You Play with Matches, You Get Burned

“For that man be delivered from revenge: that is the bridge to the highest hope for me, and a rainbow after long storms.” – Nietzsche It is widely known that Heidegger’s career had at least two periods wherein his position … Continued

Breathe

Detach yourself from a time to which you once belonged and for which you might be longing for the factors dictating its beauty are highly unlikely to exist again all at once as they once did   Life teaches that … Continued

‘Round Midnight

The candles flicker in the dark in rhythm, as the record plays. Seated at the tavern are kindred spirits soon to be in a daze. It’s ’round midnight round here but no one seems to know. They talk of men … Continued