Natural Supernatural Love Poems
Have you carried unfinished things around with you from place to place, and hoped to make something new out of them? This spring, looking at the two shelves of handwritten, typed, bound, loose and even tattered poems and drawings that I’ve carried from childhood through a dozen moves, I had to do something about it. And…
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and NYC Subway Exits
If a person had the desire to save someone, like an angel who arrives and keeps a soul among the living just before the inevitable descent into eternal darkness or the journey to the place of light – they have only to travel the New York City subway at about 8:30 in the morning on…
Underground – Excerpt from “Death and the Dream” on NYC Subways
UNDERGROUND Excerpt from “Death and the Dream” 2011, J.J.Brown “What will you tell them about it? What will they understand?” I ask myself this as I tell myself the story again and again over the years. The extreme heat was searing down on Brooklyn that day. The power of the white morning sun was…
Debt Reduction Experiment
I’ve started a debt reduction experiment. It’s highly personal. Problem: Having trouble saving money, not getting any younger. Experiment: Each time I am just about to consider spending money on something, anything, I imagine myself homeless and carrying that particular thing down the street.