fiction

Zen bootyism and the case of the disappearing cheese

There once was a monk who taught exclusively by way of flatulence. “Master, what do I do when the mind overwhelms the heart?,” one of his students would ask him, and a toot would be the reply. “Master, why does the mind create suffering?” Toot-toot. “Master, what do I do when the longing for sex… Continue reading Zen bootyism and the case of the disappearing cheese

essays

Spiritual resume

JACKSON HOLZBERG BUCKLEY Seeking bliss, wholeness, and equanimity Experience: 1991-present: Deeply consider experience to produce wisdom. Attempt to discern and live by values. Regularly connect to beyond and, through this connection, encounter wellsprings of devotion. Endeavor always to stay attuned. Universe's origin-1991: Previous incarnations as Buddhist, psychologist, wizard, and other forms. Some incarnations more generative… Continue reading Spiritual resume

poetry

In every ideology, something true

I am not a capitalist, but there is a truth that life has become better since agriculture and that competition produces greatness. I am not a marxist, but there is a truth that profit is made through exploitation. I am not an anti-vaxxer, but there is a truth that pharmaceutical companies abuse their power and… Continue reading In every ideology, something true