I was born and raised on land stolen from the Pocumtuc. I now live on a small island in the middle of the Pacific ocean, on land that was stolen more recently, from the Hawaiians. My wife and I caretake a farm on Hawaiian homestead land for a friend of ours. I donate every penny I owe in taxes to charity. I am saddened by the masses droning along on auto-pilot, funding the machine as it destroys more and more of the planet and various forms of life on it. That said,Β I am addict, struggling to kick the habit of fossil fuel. So it goes.

11 Responses to About

  1. soad88 says:

    you have a very big heart I hope you achieve all that you desire………., If only I could join you, I’ll be thinking and praying for you! πŸ™‚

  2. pigneguy says:

    your letter to the IRS is on point…if i were a U.S citizen i too would be compelled to write something similar….. is it a legal act to donate to the organisations that one chooses ?

  3. I had to look at your blog because of its title…Vonnegut and Orwell? That’s my taste! Great name πŸ™‚

  4. Thanks for the follow…I’m lucky you found me….your writing is incredible! I just shared one of your poems on my FB but without your name …your name please; if it’s possible? πŸ™‚ x

  5. eudaimonessa86 says:

    Hi Jay .: awkwardly shifting and diverting eyes, like I’m your biggest fan girl:.
    I’ve finally been able to read your writing (like really, without distractions, time restrictions, or guilt. I’m sorry I hadn’t let myself do so years ago). WOW. I knew you had a way with words, but my mind is blown. You have an unbelievable ability to make the reader feel authentic empathy with each piece. I’m hooked. I must admit I’ve seriously been working out ELA skills I haven’t used in years, with the artistic complexity of your structure and content.
    I’m sorry it took so long for me to read, analyze, and compliment! I just wanted to say hi, since candidly and obviously binge reading your blog is quite rude. I do miss you good sir, & and I would love to pick your mind about some of your imagery. Your words are admired and its nice to get a glimpse into your mind.
    Always, Nessa

  6. eudaimonessa86 says:

    Sorry if you got this 1200 times. Glad it worked “-)

  7. Erica Leigh says:

    Hi Jayson! Not sure how else to reach you, but – we’d like to run your poem Purgatory or part of it in an upcoming National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee newsletter, or reprint it on our blog! Please let me know if that’s something you’d be into!

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