Retrieved

No matter how inept the justification which inevitably follows the folly which results in realization and to realize is to die a little inside for realizing connotes a finality to that problem as yet unsolved I realized when I slammed the door, it hit me in the – okole! Don’t let the door hit youContinue reading “Retrieved”

Thursday dusk arrived slow

Don’t waste your time coz I already did! Quick reviews of the gaps in our apps, human technology. 8 1/2 I disagree with this headline, you’ll see. Letter never sent, part 4 bTake what you need and leave the rest. 7:41 pm cool air finally as we wait on Chicago style pizza with onions soContinue reading “Thursday dusk arrived slow”

“fourth street”

a dynamic that can raise or lower the energy in a room. If they begin every sentence with a negative message and then try to diffuse it somewhat, it is likely that negativity prevails in their life and carries over into work.

8.20.19 helicopter overhead

They hover. They circle back, you try to figure out if they’re on the freeway (which one? You’re between two, always, for some reason, since you’ve been confined to this god-foresaken town. Eyewitnesses are notoriously unreliable – Mark Gordon’s Criminal Minds Paget Brewster Who I’ve loved since HUFF where she played Hank Azaria’s (mo/apu+ onContinue reading “8.20.19 helicopter overhead”

Cataloging your usage

After abandoning “Don’t waste your time,” I still needed a receptacle for the ongoing churn of real time, actual human assessment of the tools of our digital trade. I’m an unofficial tester of all things related to aortic writings of a familiar lean. I’ve tried most interfaces and delved into a multitude of platforms. IContinue reading “Cataloging your usage”

TV I.V.

she strained to listen or was it simply to hear An amalgamation of loss HERE, we found nothing The player sits ugly Waiting the ship comes in Lady Magdalene Cartoon imposters Hold sway The amount of coin changing hands with open air moniker abides as He teetered above before landing at her feet. The marketplaceContinue reading “TV I.V.”

Unfortunately,

Unfortunately, placing too much attention on the details can spoil the spontaneity for the day. drifted into updating ongoing code trims Cypher leash Cryptic leech Forget about me The latest GEN-X VORTEX to be arranged Crater Hiawatha project 2 I must focus on something. I am making progress but is it just a vacuum whereContinue reading “Unfortunately,”

The week of those who were born

This week is a busy week for people whose birthday is or was February 22, starting with Zookie, who has known me since I was born or before I was born if it is possible to know collective consciousness then well yes, Zookie would be on that list. I never called her because I couldn’tContinue reading “The week of those who were born”

Waukegan

We talk too much, Miranda, her feverish sister Sasha said, in her low voice, no secrets come out without silence. I do. Somehow I’ve come to believe that the last thing a writer or any artist thinks about is to make himself comfortable while he’s working. Perhaps the discomfort is a bit of an aid orContinue reading “Waukegan”

Francesca’s Knees

Francesca’s knees are bruised, from bashing into the car door-steering wheel combo as the Jehovah’s Witness chased her to her father’s Honda, a stoic vehicle in the Ohio snow. The other from the Icelandic Vodka, two brands, his girlfriend supplied in happier times. She wondered if she was technically a drunk if it was onlyContinue reading “Francesca’s Knees”

Like Bukowski, Poe or Baudelaire

So out of my mind that I can’t think straight. And so it goes. Someone said that all the time every night. Do you think he ever got tired of his tagline? Do you think it caused that extra-maddening hard-hitting slam of the glass on the mahogany bar wedged into the corner of John CassavetesContinue reading “Like Bukowski, Poe or Baudelaire”

Double-edged swords

In any creative discipline, commercial success is a double-edged sword: On the one hand, it activates “the winner effect,” the well-documented psychological phenomenon wherein success breeds more success, or, as Michael Lewis put it, “commercial success makes [things easier], and it also creates pressure to be more of a commercial success”; on the other hand,Continue reading “Double-edged swords”

Rogue wave

Rapscallions Are no better than Regular scallions auto stocks power locks you caught me dismantling my soul And sat there waiting I find myself Nowhere All At once wondering how words Come apart Like nomadic Gestures to the door It’s not that I’m No good At hints Anymore It’s just that Blunt force trauma BecomesContinue reading “Rogue wave”