Monthly Archives: October 2018

Me in the Mirror

My old room’s been getting cleaned up in the ancestral homeland, which means, when I visit my mother, there are lots of photos to pore through of my younger years. It is amazing to see how I looked at various … Continue reading

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Shovel

It’s the same shit shoveled into a new hole on a different day. He sees that. It’s not a new revelation but it’s been revealed in a different way. Maybe the shit had been changing colors before or maybe it … Continue reading

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Your Ego

Dude, you think you’re expressing some kind of inner peace but I’m an unrepentant heathen, pagan, and evil-doer. I’m a bad guy, careless of the world, inconsiderate of others and I can hear your ego from here. Every pronouncement you … Continue reading

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Anniversary

Correct me if I’m wrong, but this is the anniversary of my first big dumping. I was in college, and I’d protected my heart pretty well for the prior eighteen years, too scared to get into it with anyone, too … Continue reading

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That Smile

That particular smile you displayed in that vacation picture when you strode atop that monument having reached such heights with your friends on such a day as such an accomplishment while I awaited receipt of the image along with the … Continue reading

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What it Was

It was either a slam dunk or a cataclysm. The beginning of the end or the end of the terrors. I’ll let you know when I know for sure. It was the wretchedness or the rockin’ pneumonia. The remains of … Continue reading

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Grandmama

I’m glad that you like me. In the grand sense that’s all I really want but in the microcosm I’m a little too fragile in my masculinity about the specifics. I’m not sure that I appreciate that you like me … Continue reading

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Thanks to the Rats

I suppose I have the rats to thank. As they eat through my pantry I find myself with limited resources and thus I can now embrace simplicity. The rats have offered me an opportunity to live with less. I become … Continue reading

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Wrong Term for Vinyl

I didn’t buy your fourth album because at the time it came out because I thought I knew you well enough that you would give it to me for free. I did not. I don’t know why I thought I … Continue reading

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What We Talk About When we Talk About King Louis

When you say you’re speaking about King Louis and then mention France, you may in your mind believe that you’ve clarified just a little which Louis you may be referring to but there were sixteen the first time around and … Continue reading

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