Monthly Archives: November 2020

buena havana bouncy

Havana Bouncy Ball It’s a Havana bouncy ball… a buena Havana bouncy ball… una bola Habanera rebotante… say Havana bouncy ball! Florence Shaw is going on and on about all manner of global cities’ bouncy balls — except Havana bouncy … Continue reading

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a $1.00 copy

Another found art treasure found inside a used $1.00 copy of Melville’s Moby-Dick. “Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, … Continue reading

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power of poseurs

Cease to Resist My pantaloons are full of persistence at the edge of insistence. This is an instance of passionate persuasion — perfectly pitted prior to priapic penitence which is pertinent to the power of poseurs in preprandial punctuality of … Continue reading

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gasps and low moans

Billingsgate and Balderdash You are like the tuber of calcaneous, necessary but non-articulating. Without you there is no ambulating me… The things you’ve said to me in your gasps and low moans: “Starting rotation from blackbird…” “They transferred me to … Continue reading

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the great uncle bill

“A Thanksgiving Prayer” by William S. Burroughs There’s no improving on thee Thanksgiving classic, so I’ll repost the great “Uncle Bill” as I did last Thanksgiving day — just in case you didn’t drop by last year. Again, thank you … Continue reading

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corn or porn?

Bluetoothing the Novel Maple bacon cheddar pizza, I say, repeating what she just said to me. I need a snack soon, she says. A swoony-jazzy song plays like it’s 1967– remember the smarmy song playing in The Graduate when Bancroft … Continue reading

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couscous custard clatter

Another Sleep of Treason Rudy can’t fail, but he also can’t answer for the dream he dropped into my head. After complications, and scenes upon scenes, it unravels. I make my way in to a motel room. Now, mind you, … Continue reading

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argy-bargy muttering

Primitive Trails From This Point Panda cycling and recycling, panda-demics, and panda demotics. Find yourself in the world of widespread fraud and plate tectonics in response to politic-tonics — those gestures and flourishes that are not of this society, of … Continue reading

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it was tolerable

the intensity in ur face scares me u look right through me when we argue now u r supplanted by another viper-coiled & ready to strike ur venom ducts overflowing when u used to look like alex chilton it was … Continue reading

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blind the male gaze

karate nuns in madras a leap of faithinto the snarling madras night karate nuns in madrasdaughters & sisters a lurking shadow’s nightmare sect sororal floral saris hidea vengeful knifea sharpened crucifixbared fangs for pathologicaltesticles karate nuns break boardswith calloused handssmash … Continue reading

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