Tales of the Tribe

  Tales of the Tribe http://wp.me/p102ON-E6  Synopsis: Society creates the stories it tells itself: factual, specious, apocryphal, dishonest; by any rendition, according to Wallace Stevens, will still be a fiction.  Myth wears the clothes of its culture, will always be a social fact, and those who would eschew these basic facets of humanity, will prove […] Continue reading

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A Week That Never Was

~ Zero Week, it is a treat, Transcendental mental kind of retreat. Zero Week, it leaves effete the masculine, immortality of boys.   It leaves them effete; they begin to sink, down through the ambience  of a realm self-retreat. A mental defeat, but non-discrete. to forms for one’s self-preservation.   There’s shots to take; changes […] Continue reading

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First Day

~ of Zero Week, before we got Basic Training, they woke us early – much too much early, for teenaged boys unused to the AM, at five o’clock in the morning.   That was the time – Intolerable Time! – teenaged boys were conditioned to ending their day in a slow recline; but now, topsy […] Continue reading

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Zero Week

  i   Zero Week of Basic Training, a week that doesn’t exist. An extra week tacked on afore; I asked once,  was told,  “don’t exist.”   One extra week to justify staples, hardware, software, and “stuff.”   And the boys of the club, they’re barely adults – Poseurs that still dream as children.   […] Continue reading

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