“Innocent Experience,” “Secret Keeper,” and “The Legionnaire”

Innocent Experience Night Songs on Themes from Blake I: A Song of Binding "As the moon, anguish’d, circles the earth." The Book of Ahania, Chapter I,…


In the Memory Palace

The memory palace is a mnemonic device introduced in ancient Roman and Greek rhetorical treatises (in the anonymous Rhetorica ad Herennium, Cicero's…


“Unholy Medicine,” “Sense Memory,” and “Two Dead Boys”

Unholy Medicine If Buddha had a cold would the eight-spoked wheel still start to turn? Would the diamond vehicle convey learned saints above the…


“Enigma Billing,” “Imperative Song,” and “Climate Change”

Enigma Billing He didn’t often bill himself. His name evaporated off paper like smoke through a Vatican chimney. But today something slipped through…