Micro Essays


By Alexander Verster

These may be considered ‘poems’ by the charitable/credulous. We ask that literal interpretations and the law of excluded middle be left at the door, but please don’t forget to pick them up on your way out.

Life is a metaphor, but this sentence is not.

This is just a poem

Leaving the lights on in an empty room

On the Failure of the Positivist Project etc.

And Thus Spake I

My grandfather told me

Transcendence in Seven Easy Steps

Things you have caused me to know




She once told me

A Brief Essay about Nothing

The Figurant

Magnum Opus