JO KELLY STEPHENSON - THE EARTHLING


THE EARTHLING

A Growing Collection of Thoughts & Memoirs

 

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So here's how the title came about...

The Earthling 

So my wise friend James Burton Yockey turns to me last night with the most serious look on his face & he says "I'm not an American you know. It's true. I'm in fact... an Earthling. I live in a different zone you see, but I reside on planet Earth". This is shortly before he pulls from the thick humid air a fully improvised stream of poignant philosophical thought which he kindly translates to English. It assumes the form of a beat poem. Words roll off his tongue effortlessly as if he is merely a conductor…Read more