Our proclamations of the apocalypse now are as premature as they are perpetual. The postponement of fixating evil in ultimate judgment lessens our capacity to live reconciled. And so, we chronically suffer revelations of the age to come, of the years of our lords, and with them their concomitant unfulfilled desires for the cessation of our unchecked and unabated atrocities. We build in isolation the end, construct each moment the finality, take shelter in the impending desolation of ourselves. Of our own accord, we turn in adoration to any other, or the next, not here, not here, but now.
And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down,and shall be found no more at all.
lead, powder, hope
seed, desire, will
meal, marrow, snuff
Fee, Fie, Fo, Fum
And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsmen, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found no more at all in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee;
And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.
Heavy as limbs ascending
Twice distinguished from stone
Embracing the dark unending
Untrodden beneath the known
F O U N D
One great millstone amidst the
rubble of the exploded National Lead paint factory of Chicago. The 2,000 pound
stone will grind lead pigment
The nitrogen and phosphorus-rich meal of pulverized bone; grist of slaughter houses un-dying. Scavengers will disturb these remains
A hundred and forty and four redeemed clear glass vessels filled full to double with sickle gathered vine of the earth cast into the great winepress of the wrath of God. And let him that is athirst come
N O M O R E
than 50 million Americans live
below the poverty line. One in
four children under age 18, one in five senior citizens and three of every five single-parent house-holds live in
poverty, unaffected by seven years of nearly uninterupted U.S. economic growth
than 80 percent of the uninsured in America are from families where the head of the household holds a job. They remain with no health insurance
will the Department of Health and Human Services plan to extend Medicaid to provide the drugs that help prevent development of full-blown AIDS in those infected with H.I.V. Despite one third of new H.I.V. infections resulting from the sharing of dirty needles and the endorsement of needle exchange by the American Medical Association, the American Public Health Association, The National Conference of Mayors and the National Institutes of Health, the Administration has authorized no federal funding for such programs
A T A L L
hours, remain vigilant
costs, hold ourselves and our advocates accountable.
points, gather together both free and bound, both small and great.