insect collection

We have willingly suspended our disbelief on strings in order to manipulate it from above.
Ben Lerner

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Dave Bonta (bio) crowd-sources his problems by following his gut, which he shares with 100 trillion of his closest microbial friends — a close-knit, symbiotic community comprising several thousand species of bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. In a similarly collaborative fashion, all of Dave’s writing is available for reuse and creative remix under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. For attribution in printed material, his name (Dave Bonta) will suffice, but for web use, please link back to the original. Contact him for permission to waive the “share alike” provision (e.g. for use in a conventionally copyrighted work).


  1. That popped up in some parallel thoughts this morning. But maybe just because I was thinking about hats. Some elaborate cauls did require armature. Lerner is thinking of other things surely.!


  2. Right. Jolly right you are. I did try to get his thing, though. Thanks for that.


  3. Clicked on the link and saw that 4% of the people visiting that page bought “Body by God: The Owner’s Manual for Maximized Living” by Ben Lerner…and thus have decided that this particular poet is more far-ranging than I thought.



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