Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions, an uncommonplace-book from the Armpit of Diogenes, binge-thinker jottings since 2008 .

Monday 30 June 2008


I visit the ugly, local graveyards
to read the names upon the
hideous graves -
the better to know the people I meet
and smile to in the street.


Sunday 29 June 2008


It is difficult to avoid
people who sacrifice
animals to sheer greed
(and mere habit).

Saturday 28 June 2008

Wednesday 25 June 2008


is better done in the dark:
it's so much easier
and leaves the day free
for sleep or the tending of plants.

Tuesday 24 June 2008


Though dead, Aristarchus 'had to wait'
two thousand years for his proposition
to be endorsed.

Monday 23 June 2008

The stupidest thing

about The Only Stupid Species
is that, unlike really
successful animals like rats,
cockroaches, spiders
and many other beasts
of true distinction,
we have dread
refuse to eat our dead.

And so The Sixth Extinction.


Perhaps unbreakable.

Saturday 21 June 2008

Thursday 19 June 2008

Made by humans,

machines are stupid.
We are even more stupid
as we are controlled more and more
by thoughtless machines.

Wednesday 18 June 2008


when the last
miserable human
dies, dehydrated
on this dessicated earth
- will he know
or care that
I told you so ?

Tuesday 17 June 2008


is on all men's lips -
except when they
shit on it.

Monday 16 June 2008

The Chippewa

have a word for
The Sickness of Long Thinking.

I have a word for
The Sickness of Bad Thinking:

Sunday 15 June 2008

Saturday 14 June 2008

Friday 13 June 2008

Thursday 12 June 2008

In the serenity of my alleged despair

I'm old enough
and wise enough
to know that life should not be engendered
much less saved,

Wednesday 11 June 2008

He told me I was

I asked him what the virtue was
in being conventional.

he replied.

Tuesday 10 June 2008

In our 'advanced' society

rites have almost disappeared
to be replaced by fragile,
arbitrary rights.

Sunday 8 June 2008

Friday 6 June 2008


should challenge us
- not send our debauched consciences to sleep.

Tuesday 3 June 2008