Martian Postcard

Martian Postcard

A writer friend of mine recently gave me a sheet of A4 paper and said, “Here, read this martian poem”.  I expected to see some…

The Blind Men And The Elephant (poem)

The Blind Men And The Elephant (poem)

This ancient parable of the blind men and an elephant is pure Zoom-Out.  There have been subtle variations of the parable over the ages. Its roots can…

William Blake as Zoomologist

William Blake as Zoomologist

To see a World in a Grain of SandAnd a Heaven in a Wild Flower,Hold Infinity in the palm of your handAnd Eternity in an…

Sandsend [poem]

Sandsend [poem]

Sandsend Oceans new beat oceans pastAcross the seas of moments lost.Walk with me in the here and nowDiscover the golden life in the cold rock.Cliffs…

Jimi Hendrix as Zoomologist

Jimi Hendrix as Zoomologist

The story of life is quickerThan the wink of an eyeThe story of love is hello and goodbyeUntil we meet again. – Jimi Hendrix, 1970

Self Pity [poem]

Self Pity [poem]

Self-Pity I never saw a wild thingsorry for itself.A small bird will drop frozen dead from a boughwithout ever having felt sorry for itself. –…

The Doors of Perspective

The Doors of Perspective

The Doors of Perception is a philosophical essay, released as a book, by Aldous Huxley. First published in 1954, it details his experiences when taking mescaline.…

Cosmic Soup [poem]

Cosmic Soup [poem]

Cosmic Soup Cosmic soup did come from a tin,A tiny, teeny, tiny tin.And before that tin, there was no tin,No tin, no tin, nothin’. So…