Dingo the Dissident

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

Tuesday 30 June 2009


(in its complexity)
is much more inexplicable
than madness
in its simplicity.

Sunday 28 June 2009

The first miracle

is birth
or breaking out of the egg.
The second miracle
is male erection
especially a mule's.
The last miracle is

Add worship
to miracle
and you get
deceit everlasting.

Friday 26 June 2009

I don't find

that my socks smell worse
on the twentieth day of wearing
than they did on the first.

Thursday 25 June 2009


You can make a market
out of anything:
love, justice, beauty, tragedy,
faith, hope and charity.

Tuesday 23 June 2009

If I have said it before

I really do not care:
civilisation, it seems to me,
is just a dancing bear.

Monday 22 June 2009

Saturday 20 June 2009

Friday 19 June 2009

Tuesday 16 June 2009


is a system wherein those who are active
constantly try to cheat each other
and those who are passive.

If this really is the least-bad system we can devise,
we are less intelligent than dogs or rabbits.

Sunday 14 June 2009

Friday 12 June 2009

Thursday 11 June 2009

Tuesday 9 June 2009

Sunday 7 June 2009

Saturday 6 June 2009

Friday 5 June 2009


- was I the only person in the world
eating cherries, drinking Gaillac
while listening to Schnittke's
3rd quartet ?

Thursday 4 June 2009

The last people

that a true poet wants to meet
are other poets - whether true or false;
which is why so few true poets
go to poetry festivals.

Tuesday 2 June 2009