Berfrois

Goodbye, Hello

Goodbye, Hello

Thank you for reading Berfrois (2009-2022)!

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Capacity for Song

Capacity for Song

The iPod was thought to allow users to bubble themselves within a soundscape...

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Douglas Penick on Zhou Lianggong

Douglas Penick on Zhou Lianggong

All the events that happened in the past are like an old dream in a past life...

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Samuel Jay Keyser Jabberwocks The Tables Turned

Samuel Jay Keyser Jabberwocks The Tables Turned

Jabberwocky isn’t really a nonsense poem...

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Brazil Decided

Brazil Decided

In his election night speech, Lula displayed his more moderate profile...

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Passed in Paris

Passed in Paris

It was not such a surprise to find Bruno Latour in the crypt...

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The Horror!

The Horror!

This year, instead of passing out candy, I propose to hand out poems...

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Dharma and a 1966 Honda Super Hawk

Dharma and a 1966 Honda Super Hawk

I can see by my watch, without taking my hand from the left grip of the cycle, that it is eight-thirty in the morning...

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Smiling Cavalier

Smiling Cavalier

The funny thing about the Laughing Cavalier is that the cavalier isn’t laughing at all...

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Willhavehadism, Alloverism, Insultism

Willhavehadism, Alloverism, Insultism

When is death bad for the one who dies?

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Turgotonomics

Turgotonomics

Markets need much more tending and plenty of governmental care. The French found this out the hard way...

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All, All, Cry Shame

All, All, Cry Shame

Inherent in the politics of humiliation is status competition...

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Plots

Plots

Exploiting the local culture for profit-making cleared the way for the later re-zoning...

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Travellin’ Woman

Travellin’ Woman

How many women have had to contort themselves into a particular image of an adventurous woman?

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