"... an incalculable to the fourth power is measureless; a measureless to the fourth power is boundless; a boundless to the fourth power is incomparable; an incomparable to the fourth power is uncountable; an uncountable to the fourth power is unequaled; an unequaled to the fourth power is inconceivable; an inconceivable to the fourth power is immeasurable; an immeasurable to the fourth power is unspeakable; an unspeakable to the fourth power is unspeakably unspeakable; and unspeakably unspeakable squared is untold."
-avatamsaka sutra, "entry into the realm of reality," trans t.cleary
(i've had performance evaluations like this ...)
ursula k. leguinn's
(imagined anthropology on utopian wilderness communities in far future)
(huge collection of ancient buddhist texts pushing beyond rational mind (impossible for me to summarize accurately))
seemingly releases me
from constraints and norms
of thinking in my own time
sure, and yet
gains by detaching
all changing relentlessly
wave after wave
bu boots boston anarchist bookfair at the last moment
i wonder why ...
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