what we don’t know

what we don’t know is vast enough to fill up all of space; the things we know could fit inside a shambles, like — this place but still we stagger bravely on to conquer all, we go — for it would seem we’re unaware of all that we don’t know

so come, survey

so come, survey the works of man, the glories of the earth — and give praise for the vanity to which he’s given birth for all the light may touch can now gaze fondly on this place — so come, survey the mighty works of us, the human race Photos for this and the previous … Continue reading "so come, survey"

in storage

like this place, i am a relic: irrelevant in a world of shouting and shooting -- there are no armies led by poets, and no one ever has their minds changed anymore, we continue to turn up the volume, while ever tuning out opposing voices - or better yet, we caricature them as something other … Continue reading "in storage"

this perspective

this was no shrine of mammon, this; it was a place of honest toil, according to the man who let me in — i wander all around these grounds, and try then to imagine what all this looked like in its day and pomp for “this perspective”, only, is what we are gifted with; whatever … Continue reading "this perspective"

A Ladder Story

They used to tell me I was building a dream And so I followed the mob When there was earth to plow or guns to bear I was always there right on the job They used to tell me I was building a dream With peace and glory ahead Why should I be standing in … Continue reading "A Ladder Story"

Come In, Come In…

Why do you stay in this abandoned place when the door is staring right at you? Why do you stand in emptiness, saying, “Come in, come in, there’s plenty of room,” instead of using what’s left of your freedom?

old wood

the factory ceases operations, and the building is abandoned — the sun still finds its way in as do i in bright enough sunshine, even old wood seems new once, while still alive, this place wore clothes that spoke of business and affluence and many passed through its doors as a means to buy groceries … Continue reading "old wood"