Category: Italy

Unclassifiable

“The ideal of every science is that of a closed and completed system of truth. … Phenomena unclassifiable within the system are therefore paradoxical absurdities, and must be held untrue.” – William James, The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy, 1912 “The… Continue Reading “Unclassifiable”

Signs. Roman Style

Photo in Rome, Italy

Roman Law is in effect. All foresaw its coming. Where food and drinks are circumspect, the fortitude is numbing. New years come on marked streets. in arrears already. When dull mottos must repeat, Save gelato and spaghetti. Photo in Rome, Italy.

Measuring Line

Sarcophagus at Santa Maria Antiqua Church

A story was incised And all the faces hewn. Their life was canonized For futures to attune. The looming of the giants Left two paths of wreck. To be more was defiance. To be less were all in check. Photo at Santa Maria Antiqua… Continue Reading “Measuring Line”

Assured Passage

The beaten path was not certain. The grooves trained my steps. The beaten path was not protected. Passersby never responded. The beaten path was not intended. The intent was beaten for the path to be made. Photo of Rome, Italy.

Arrival

The original time has come, to make us one as we always were. From this time, all creation can speak. From one voice, an unending portrait. Merry Christmas! Photo of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, Rome, Italy 

Lit

Photo from Vatican

The light that has changed has remained the same. It is in each heart.  It is in each time. It is ready.  It is here. Photo from Vatican.

Inward Depths

Photo at St Anthony's Church in Rome, Italy

When I leave, this will remain. Why I wanted it. Why I needed it. So that what has always been can be. Photo at St Anthony Abbott on the Esquiline in Rome, Italy

Currents

Upward. Accepting that no more can be done. The redundancy can be explained. The movement is inherit. Photo of Arch of Titus at the Roman Forum in Italy