“The Battle” / Memorable Fancies #2022

Max had painted a battle scene: gouged tank tracks, ruined machines, bombs that might still be live, bodies. That was a long time ago, he said; long ago when he’d painted it, that is. The battle itself? Maybe next year, he said, or tomorrow.  >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]

“Your Double Life” / Memorable Fancies #2021

There is a you that you might have been, if things had been ... different. This other-you exists. The world has been arranged so that you should never encounter this double of yourself. But once in a long while, owing to a glitch in the Divine Providence parity-check routine, you’ll meet your double. And won’t know that you had.   … [Read more...]

“An Ancient Awareness Exercise” / Memorable Fancies #2719

Clear your mind, gradually, of who you are, where you are, how you feel. Clear your mind of words, even these. Look around without knowing that you are looking; what is there just is, a nameless form. Hear it speak. Is it speaking to you? Probably not.   … [Read more...]

“Monday Nothing” / Memorable Fancies #2715

[“Oh this life that never wants to leave us alone.” – Antonin Artaud] One day life’s nothing, and next day it’s onedamnthingafteranother, and then it’s – nothingalloveragain. RepeatRepeat. "Montik, gornisht Dinstik, gornisht Midvokh un Donershtik gornisht Fraytik, far a noveneh Gornisht pikveleh Shabes nach a mool gornisht."  >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]

“A Tele-Nundrum” / Memorable Fancies #2718

There are at least three billion people in the world who have access to phones, any of whom who could make my phone ring just by poking a few keys. If even only a tiny portion of these three billion make a simple keying mistake, even just once a year, my phone should be ringing constantly, a babble of words I don’t understand in Turkish, Malayalam, Basque, Greek, ..., all of which seem to be versions of  “Allô? Allô? Allô?” – But my phone doesn’t ring. Why? >> below: a drama about … [Read more...]

“A Kind of Life” / Memorable Fancies #2717

The philosopher George Berkeley said, “To ‘be’” means “to perceive or be perceived” (like, you and your computer screen). What happens to your computer screen when no one is looking at it [except perhaps the NSA or the Chinese, through whose grace you and it continue to exist]?  >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]

“What Systems Want” / Memorable Fancies #2716

["A mythology of ... systems craving integration,...” Jean Baudrillard] I was created to join with others. I have interfaces. I am searching for that first tingle of electrons that tells me another being is near, one who shares my amplitude and complements my polarity.  >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]