"Creative Is Day"
many parts of thought include tenses. Something "was", or
"will be" or "is". To think of tenses as parts
of language, however, is to begin to think of language as Aristotle might
have done, and as mostly we still do. A flora and fauna of parts,
each molecule of which, once identified will describe the whole.
How else might description be managed. How else might I understand
the mechanisms of pollination, without resorting to fable. How else
might I understand the word 'tense' when applied to language.
The description of parts, it is argued, is useful in pursuit of the
real. Alternatives tend toward whimsy and floundering, and are
wisely frowned upon.
A description from parts produces an idea
of process. This would mean that actually the "sun is
not". Rather the sun is a moment in process. And in the
same breath, "creative is not", rather it is a moment in
The useful assumption is that "creative
is" lies wholly within process. It does not exist as an unknown
object. The floundering and more whimsical view, suggests a truer
representation is to see "creative is" as a force, like
gravity. The altogether eccentric see "creative is" as an
To my mind - "creative
is". A pleasant and happy mystery around which to wrap words in a
manner quite devoid of any purpose provided by tense. In other words a
sort of playground in now.