I fell in love three times
A few months ago, in a period of soul-searching that can happen to the best of us, I fell in love three times. I try to be a faithful poetic observer and report to you how exactly that happened. Why did we break up? Was I getting bored? Was I eventually overtaken by fate, that ...
Simple focus exercise
Type one thing and say something else. For example, type the word 'blue' while you say 'red'. You can almost feel how your brain is creating new neuronal connections when you do this.
A Meditation on power
Find a comfortable place to sit. Be aware of your posture. Is your back straight, are your knees below your waist? Breathe in calmly and deeply. Focus on the phenomenon of power. When have you experienced power over another living being or another living being exercising power over you? How did it feel? Is the ...
Nachtfietserij II
Het was middernacht toen ik de Tempelier verliet. Ik stak de grote Waalbrug over en fietste door fantasieloze buitenwijken die 's nachts muisstil waren. Er stonden blokkendozen in de steigers, die bewoond moeten gaan worden door gelukkige forensen. Ik dacht aan die ideologie van stapelbaar, modulair geluk, geleefd in doodse functionele woonwijken. Doorgeplande dorpen ontworpen ...