The room was suddenly rich and the great bay-window was Spawning snow and pink roses against it Soundlessly collateral and incompatible: World is suddener than we fancy it. World is crazier and more of it than we think, Incorrigibly plural. I peel and portion A tangerine and spit the pips and feel The drunkenness of things being various. And the fire flames with a bubbling sound for world Is more spiteful and gay than one supposes – On the tongue on the eyes on the ears in the palms of one’s hands – There is more than glass between the …


things built from nothing; crowds, objects themselves. things made from mirrors; light locked. or, one of Cid Corman’s: What’s heaped too high spills Emptiness just fills.

Tall Giants

Or, to put it elsewise: 1675: “If I have seen further [than certain other men] it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” 2007: Once you see the value of giants, it’s a small step to notice that some giants are taller than others. The tallest giants are networked communities — and they are legion. Social media is the fastest way to get access up on those shoulders, head in the Cloud. Up where the new things happen.

Dark Energies

Businesses adopting emergent media tools to canonify tacit knowledge are going to get much much more than they expect…