Monthly Archives: February 2012

Zen Valentine

My dear friend Manolo Santiago lived in Toronto in 1996 when he wrote this poem, an alienated urban version of the proverb of Wu Li, which you can find at the bottom of this page or here. Zen Valentine Before … Continue reading

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A Number Riddle, Updated With Solution, And Some Comments On Iterative Playgrounds

Two weeks ago I posted a puzzle sent to me by my nephew Matthew: 1 is 3, 3 is 5, 5 is 4, and 4 is cosmic. Why is 4 cosmic? What happens to the other numbers? As I mentioned … Continue reading

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