Posts by Albe Harlow

Trump, the Ironist

Trump Balloon

The American Regime has subsumed its critiques at the highest level of government, for all to witness. Propaganda can now operate without information asymmetry. Irony has bitten its tail. Will it too consume the body? Will the world recurs into its head, into the frothing mouth with its spinning tongue? Is this the shrinking ring…

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Golden Dawn’s Reservoir of Greek Nationalism

Syntagma Station

[This piece was originally published at Thought Catalog.] IT WAS DRIZZLING in Athens seven weeks ago. The beer I ordered was colder than anything in the city: “Card?” I asked, making a square with four fingers held together. The proprietor looked down at my bloated coaster, shook his head, laughed in a single syllable. This was…

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In-between Spots

In-between Spots

I will share this parking spot with you, The malign yellow sleeve of paint Pocked with years of re-coating, Greened beneath your front-right tire; do not damage my vehicle when you back out like a drunk.

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Money Pit

Rocket of antebellum Ship of tribal plenty How come I don’t read about you in the papers? Ancient tons of stone The cancer bomb You are no different from the kid during recess Who would never climb on the monkey bars Is it funny That in you I find nature? Necessarily, like White dwarfs and…

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