Wittgenstein’s Bookends

1  The world is everything that is the case. 7  Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent. – First and final propositions of Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus   4.112 The result of philosophy is not a number of “philosophical propositions”, but to make propositions clear.Read more


Under matte finish skies all is absorbed and taken back to the beginning – down moonlit mine shafts like pupae to their cocoons. Looking for hieroglyphs in womb-caves, plotting my escape, counterfeiting tickets for the elevated train, the golden elevator, the flashback trip of a backwards running waterfall, I have to push myself through this to I don’t know where. I’ll unfold myself until all the creases are exposed, all neurotic recreations laid bare -taking this origami soul back to theRead more


Protest the passing of the world. Mark and erase and paw and taw your way across the infinite palimpsest. An isolated instance of time seems to tear and pull apart to reveal the timelessness behind it, but that perception too lasts only a moment, not for, as you had hoped, ever. Anyway, who bothers to describe a thing except when they cannot attain it, when they have already lost it? To write at all is to embrace the passing ofRead more