Poetry

The Genesis of TWSUA

The original idea for Technology Will Save Us All came almost 3 years ago with the death of my sister’s cat. His name was Fred and he came from Lesotho, in Africa. Out of college my sister joined the Peace Corps and went to Africa. There she adopted Fred and at the end of her […]

Technology Will Save Us All

Technology Will Save Us All

For over the last year I have been working on a series that I conceived of 3 years ago. The style and method is a drastic departure from my usual surreal/abstract paintings. These are large scale works on panel. The background is a collage of Wikipedia articles relating to the subject of the artwork. I […]

Politics II

Politics II

Dimwitted tendrils afflict every society as vengeance against deposed philosopher kings who did their best. If we are not independent, what are we? A coalition of fools racing toward extinction. The alarms cannot be sounded loud enough for some, or silenced soon enough for others. As we consume, so shall we be consumed.

Totaled

Totaled

The impact shook my hands for minutes of trembling afterwards. Now I was the one. It had become my turn to be the spectacle, the obstruction, the evening drive time sideshow. The flashing lights came quickly and absolved me. I loaded my bumper in my backseat blinding my blind spots by turning the outside in […]

Politics

Politics

The blood red liars sleep nightly in the halls of power. Tomorrow the crystalline structures of despair will be built higher by furious workmen under an atmosphere burning with blame. Were there ever any servants in those rarefied echelons? Every hero comes with the taint of ambition disguised as courage.

When It Becomes Illegal to Be You

When It Becomes Illegal to Be You

When your bones bleed with the urgency of escape because your children are being slaughtered in the streets of home Where do you go? When all your opportunity is corrupt and graft is the libidinous avenue of mobility Where do you go? When hope is the only coin in your pocket, your native currency rapidly […]

This Poem Has Found You

This Poem Has Found You

This poem will find you in the poorest of spirits This poem will find you inspired This poem will find you at death’s door This poem will find you in the midst of a change This poem will find you alone but not lonely     wrapped in the solitude of your own mind This poem […]

Atheist

Atheist

Who of this desert tribe has outgrown the gruesome, tender, tragic myths of Christendom to acquire the aggressively blasphemous language that will liberate the rest

Monday

Monday

If you’re not working yourself to death you’re not living so I choose not to be alive desolate, inconspicuous, and lazy is the state of my soul I am a log jam of fruitless wanderings because a moments rest is as sinful as sloth

The Commuter Diaries

The Commuter Diaries

These are the on and off of brake lights, these are the bits of shattered plastic strewn along the shoulder after miscellaneous fender benders and major collisions have been removed by the accompanying tow trucks. These are what come to mind on my way home because I am asleep on my way there. This is […]