Kozer on Seriality

In the car we listen to music almost exclusively on the old Ipod, which has remnants of the previous user’s musical tastes. (Thanks Rebecca!) Were it to be passed down again, and were the new owner to leave traces of MY audio excursions, there will be a great...

Three Friends Carousel

I can’t begin to say how delighted I am that this interview with José Kozer I conducted in 2015 is now available as a book. I so wanted to post as much of this material as possible because it may be the most extensive interview ever conducted with the 2013...

Barthes on Trump

Give Judd Legum credit for using French Philosopher Roland Barthes (dead since 1980) to better understand the ascendancy of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump. An article in ThinkProgress digs up some Barthes material from 1957 on the difference between...

Hillman City Haibun 3 (Seattle Smells)

Just back from Miami where I had the good fortune to have access to the great Cuban poet José Kozer and do an interview, which I am working on getting posted here in a modified version as we await the transcription of the 2.5 hours of conversation. But was struck by...

Father’s Day/My Model of Illness (Consciousness)

Since my Dad died on May 11, there have been a lot of thoughts of him that have gone through my head, as you can imagine. With the help of Subud and the latihan kedjiwaan I have been able to do targeted grief work (that no doubt is tied into his successful ascension...