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We have a genuinely new frontier (JFK's was rhetorical)

We have a genuinely new frontier (JFK's was rhetorical) Ours is to repossess the land that lies between the rising oceans and make new settlements diverse as we are that integrate great medieval notions before cars existed and face to face gave way to gadget flinching self-degrading We have it in us all Americans to reinhabit Kansas and Nebraska and all the broken places in between with their pitiful main streets and fast-fleeing broken populations We can build places where cars don't go near enough to vacant Interstate stretches  promising transit to 100 other new city communities at once Medieval and tech far beyond now not little boxes the next generation of spaces the cars (culturally, economically)  of the future just as  PCs became  the cars (c. e.) of our waning present (Remember all that language about power and speed) We are a broken people neither side is happy with victory or defeat we know the center will not hold The only way it can is take it literally Move from…

Macabre Celebration - A Couplet

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There are days I give me up for dead Till Abba comes and heals my hobbled head
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We are at the edge of a century of greater revolution than ever

+ We are at the edge of a century of greater revolution than ever It is going to be called science but it is also philosophy The notes on scraps left by sad holy men long lost and gone Are coming to fruition now awaiting the final triad Reality Ethics Aesthetics One up on Keats but he had the right idea +Stephen's Remarkable Kindle Store

We Are All Geniuses - Free Verse

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We are all geniuses Attending to the true within Our minds give rise to signs Like supple minnows  glistening in the vague We catch one with our will give it a name squeeze out the squirm like Adam does We manage it We fashion it experiment it's the next thing as simple as our genius can allow We thus invent a future continuously almost never having time to think we are all geniuses 
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