Hello Friends, They who hold me, they who know me, who read and console me. The friends who will understand why I wrote this, this way, who will understand why I smile in the day and cry throughout the night. They who listen to me as I listen to them. They who care. They who […]Read More Questions for Friends // What happens on Earth, Stays on Earth
This piece was originally written in “Logos of Phenomenology and Phenomenology of The Logos. Book Three” (Logos of History – Logos of Life, Historicity, Time, Nature, Communication, Consciousness, Alterity, Culture) Series: Analecta Husserliana , Vol. 90 by John Murungi, Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, at Towson University in 2006. The title of the piece is […]Read More Is Philosophy?: Reading Murungi, or Notes on the Conceptual Economy
Enduring just to say we’re enduring feeling the bruises on my skin I just want to relieve the torture I don’t know how all these things should end. Maybe that’s all that this is after all: trauma and bondage and joy maybe that’s all you can feel after all: just trauma and bondage and joy […]Read More Anti-Poem(s)
) These scars on our bodies are impossible. These scars that we carry can’t be. These scars that we share are impossible. These scars on our body can’t be. “These undecipherable markings on the captive body render a kind of hieroglyphics of the flesh whose severe disjunctures come to be hidden to the cultural […]Read More prose on the (im)possibility of black love // the (im)possibility of black study
On Reality: Karen Barad’s Onto-politics and the Autopoiesis of Man What is Being such that there can be a Real? * where does one Body end and another Begin? The classic philosophical account of the Real is oftentimes a complex version of the following: Reality is a mind-independent object or ontology. Yet, to […]Read More On Reality: Karen Barad’s Onto-politics and the Autopoiesis of Man
Cecil Freedom School is an idea for the future of a virtual school for Black people in poor rural communities like where I grew up. It is also for the white folks in these areas too. In hopes that they may learn and unlearn, see and unsee. When I was young I used to dream […]Read More Cecil Freedom School Syllabus (Rough/Unfinished)
I reflected a lot about whether or not I should write this. But, I am and I am because I am trying to remember why I started this blog, which is related to why I decided to create music again, which is related – but less directly so – to why I decided to take […]Read More impossible.