Monthly Archives: March 2014

porn

Let me begin by saying, Sex – YAY! Love sex, freedom, do your own thang, right on. Here, the emphasis is on whether any given thang is your own. What I mean by myth or mythic imagination is the deep … Continue reading

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consider the dragon

After the Mythic Imagination meeting last Thursday some of us stayed, which in this lovely group means to consider. We got to talking about the efforts to stamp out subsidized lunches for poor children in school, likewise food stamps and … Continue reading

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in water one sees one’s own face; but in wine, one beholds the heart of another

It is time to  begin preparations for spring and my thoughts turn to the practices of intoxication. Take in just enough of what could kill you in quantity, to outsmart the watching brain, the Cerebrus that guards the heart and … Continue reading

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not race but something like

The brilliant Shakespearean scholar Kristin McDermott moderated a conversation at the last Mythic Journeys about a project, Second Skins, that Dahna Barnett has been leading with me in tow, for years now. Appearances are so important because they are elaborate … Continue reading

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race

I ran into Carlton Mackey at the new farmer’s market and we were talking about 50 Shades of Black, his latest project. The conversation made me feel that in some profound uncharted way, the issues of race are cracking wide open. … Continue reading

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