No Advance Notice

No Advance Notice

Talis Wong welcomed me as a second guest of honor at the table reserved for Judith Delozier and the students who were attending her class in Hong Kong. Strangely, I had written this poem a few days before hand. Judy and I had talked about meeting in Hong Kong, but made no specific plan until I arrived. So, the poem was prescient. I had written the poem to express a feeling of welcome from life and did not have the meet-up with Judy in mind.

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Binary Code In The Garden Of Eden

Binary Code In The Garden Of Eden

A simple search of the internet will yield a thousand formulas for success, each with its own claim on truth and promises to heal our wounds, to kill our stress, to lift us out of impoverished lives, and to land us in happily ever after. I am not immune to the power of these promises and have spent thousands on gaining access to the secret. My life is an unsolved mystery; but I have a strange sensation that I am also the only detective who can "solve it." This is my poetic ode to the mystery!

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