Muscle Memory

“Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.” Memory is nothing more than retrospect Nostalgia claiming a significance that isn’t there In and of itself You’re only remembered because another “had” you they had to do something say anything nice at your funeral What of those who never know their mother (they tell usContinue reading “Muscle Memory”

The potential energy of falling bodies

The time has come to an end when inhumanity would surface in the next of kin Walking down the road, barely breathing, sucking wind I never noticed the air could be so far away It’s the nature of this beast whose beady eyes commemorate our scariest monster lies in wait Invisible and wrecking with usualContinue reading “The potential energy of falling bodies”

Sunday morning

A day to take
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Pay heed to
ominous warning

Ah, the double standard

The list of double standards women face on their path to public office is plenty long: They should be pretty, but not distractingly so. Assertive, but never aggressive. Maternal, yet devoted exclusively to their careers. And every word that passes their lips should be spoken in a tone, volume and cadence that is pleasing toContinue reading “Ah, the double standard”

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”

The mass

And God said, in Latin, broadcast live from above Satan’s lair, situated, precisely and according to worldwide big brother goo goo radio Gaga – it’s gonna save your life but it’s gonna hurt – the amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional object as measured in units (such as quarts or liters) or capacity, or theContinue reading “The mass”